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Gene expression

Definition

noun

The conversion of the information from the gene into mRNA via transcription and then to protein via translation resulting in the phenotypic manifestation of the gene.


Supplement

Gene expression of the nonprotein coding genes such as the rRNA and tRNA genes, involves only transcription and not translation.


See also: gene expression regulation


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Re: need help with some home work

... question too! This is how it works. uNDER special circumstances, a gene might be influenced by modifications of the histone code and thus the level of expression will be affected. This is called epigenetics, you can read up on it. What happens ...

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by Youngji
Sun Feb 01, 2015 1:14 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: need help with some home work
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An Overview of Embryonic Stem Cells

... And eventually in 1998, human ES cells were produced, making regenerative medicine and tissue engineering a real possibility for the future ... out’ and ‘knock in’ transgenic animals for the investigation of gene expression and regulation in vivo. Many efforts have also been made to isolate ...

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by 2444256703
Thu Jan 29, 2015 6:48 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: An Overview of Embryonic Stem Cells
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Cancer Cells

... the dna sequence(deletions,insertions..etc in the DNA nocl) or in the gene expression(microRNAs)? or even something else? Thanks :P

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by ofeci
Fri Jan 23, 2015 11:24 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Cancer Cells
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Biological Immortality and Immortalised Cell lines

... of eukaryotic proteins. There are several methods can be used to generate immortalized cell lines. One method is to introduce a viral gene ... cycle, such as EBV, SV40 T antigens and HPV-16 E6/7 gene. Artificial expression of key proteins required for immortality is another approach to ...

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by 2444256703
Thu Jan 22, 2015 8:58 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Biological Immortality and Immortalised Cell lines
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I have got some BIG issues! forgive the long post

... further ado: Here they are: Indirect DNA testing : I know yo target the genes that are in severe proximity to our targeted gene and that you make ... RHCE exists in four allelic forms and each allele determines the expression of two antigens in Ce, ce, cE or CE combination (RHCE is the collective ...

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by saddy51
Sun Jan 04, 2015 10:39 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: I have got some BIG issues! forgive the long post
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