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Gene regulation

Definition

noun

The modulation of any of the stages of gene expression, hence, it encompasses the various systems that control and determine which genes are switched on and off, and when, how long, and to what extent the genes are expressed.


Supplement

Gene regulation may occur in the following stages of gene expression:

Gene regulation of the lac operon of the prokaryotes was the first genetic regulatory mechanism to be elucidated.


Variant: regulation of gene expression

See also: regulator gene.


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translation from DNA

... RNA intermediate was required in early life to provide a mechanism for regulation of gene expression?

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Tue Mar 17, 2015 4:14 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
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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 ... in’ transgenic animals for the investigation of gene expression and regulation in vivo. Many efforts have also been made to isolate ES cells ...

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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 ... This could be due to for instance facilitated co-evolution of genes, co-regulation of gene expression, or gene conversion by having the genes together ...

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Sun Jan 04, 2015 10:39 am
 
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Re: translation from DNA

... modern biochemistry. However, I can speculate that much of the regulation of gene expression occurs at the RNA level, with variations in the stability of RNA, translational ...

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by jonmoulton
Mon Sep 29, 2014 3:03 pm
 
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Re: Odd mechanism for cancer

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

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Thu Jun 26, 2014 12:56 pm
 
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