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Gene regulatory protein

Gene regulatory protein

(Science: molecular biology) Any protein that interacts with dna sequences of a gene and controls its transcription.

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Recessive and dominant genetics - Pitx1 case study

... so in my readings on recessive and dominant genetics, I have come across a question that is ... if the scientists were able to modify the regulatory regions of the mouse Pitx1 gene to be ... the Pitx1 gene was mutated, making the Pitx1 protein non-functional from the start of mouse development. ...

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by scienceguy914
Mon Sep 08, 2014 1:44 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Recessive and dominant genetics - Pitx1 case study
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... it means all DNA which does not produce protein or has a regulatory function. For example introns, they are segments of DNA from a gene which are transcribed to RNA, then cut out and disappear (They ...

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by wiliamjack703
Thu Aug 22, 2013 6:36 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Junk DNA
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Views: 4183

mRNA transcripts, cis/trans-acting questions

... All of the mutants fail to transcribe the GAL2 gene, which encodes the enzyme for the first step ... whether it is: a cis-acting mutation of a regulatory sequence for GAL2 itself (“cis”); a trans-acting ... present only on copies labeled as m1 or m2.) Protein A produced? Protein B produced? Genotype ...

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by animus31
Fri Nov 09, 2012 11:58 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: mRNA transcripts, cis/trans-acting questions
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Views: 2935

Direct or indirect protein-DNA interaction

... DNA binding transcription factor has a direct interaction with a gene of interest ( we know that the TF has impact on expression because a ... leading to the gene of interest? All I have to work with is the regulatory region of the gene of interest. I'm trying to think of ways to ...

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by nukeman
Wed Oct 31, 2012 5:21 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Direct or indirect protein-DNA interaction
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Views: 1359

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... I was amused at the wiki statement that a gene evolves via natural selection has to do with ... unit of inheritance, which is associated with regulatory regions, transcribed regions, and or ... Amino acids serve as the building blocks of proteins, which are linear chains of amino acids. ...

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by scottie
Thu Sep 13, 2012 11:43 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 563
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