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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: Odd mechanism for cancer

... in older articles. http://www.infoplease.com/cig/biology/regulation-gene-expression-prokaryotes-eukaryotes.html You should Google operon + interon + cancer, then when ...

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by oldfaithful
Thu Jun 26, 2014 12:56 pm
 
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Topic: Odd mechanism for cancer
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Determine whether gene lac I and lac O is functioning?

... IPTG. ONPG is used in all sample to determine the beta galactosidase. I know that both lactose and IPTG can associate with lac repressor and cause expression. If the result of these three treatment only with IPTG appears yellow, can you deduce lac I and lac O which is functioning or not?

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Fri May 09, 2014 11:57 am
 
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Topic: Determine whether gene lac I and lac O is functioning?
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Gene knockdowns in the wasp Nasonia vitripennis

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by jonmoulton
Fri Mar 07, 2014 5:57 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Gene knockdowns in the wasp Nasonia vitripennis
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What makes dominant allele dominant?

1) each gene can have from one to many alleles 2) it's not only about expression. The difference can be anywhere from transcription to protein post-translational modifications. There ...

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by JackBean
Thu Feb 27, 2014 5:20 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: What makes dominant allele dominant?
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Totipotent Stem Cell From Molecular Components

... human selected(since I am making a human stem cell) Average the mRNA expression to get stem cell mRNA expression Multiply by 100 to get the amount ... heard of amplicons used in PCR. Do I really need one to copy a whole gene or just primers, DNA, and enzymes?

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by caters
Sun Feb 02, 2014 10:58 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Totipotent Stem Cell From Molecular Components
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