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Initiation factor

Initiation factor

One of several soluble proteins involved in the initiation of protein or rna synthesis.


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Re: What are methods to promote or suppress gene expression?

... be used to suppress gene expression, either by blocking the translation initiation complex by binding to the 5'-UTR or by modifying splicing of pre-mRNA ... response has been detected; immune responses have been a complicating factor for systemic viral delivery of nucleic acids.

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by jonmoulton
Thu Jul 29, 2010 3:01 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
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The Fiber Disease

... proteins such as prothrombin, plasminogen, fibrinogen, and factor Xa, and the cleavage could be stimulated by addition of 1 mM Mn2+ ... are encoded. A non-coding intergenic region contains the signals for initiation of DNA synthesis, for termination of RNA synthesis, and the packaging ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Thu Oct 26, 2006 12:47 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... Trypanosomes have a unique RNA processing mechanism and translation initiation control, which therefore constitute interesting drug targets. ... control of trypanosomes. One is the eukaryote translation initiation factor 4E of T. brucei (TBeIF4E), which is the cap-binding protein. It has ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Mon Sep 11, 2006 1:39 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... the translation of RpoS, the stationary phase and stress-response sigma factor (8), is enhanced byDsrA, especially at low temperatures (9). Thus, ... prokaryotic viruses and chloroplast proteins. As in the standard code, initiation is most efficient at AUG. In addition, GUG and UUG starts are ...

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by Skytroll
Wed Sep 06, 2006 4:29 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... in tomato. Also a member of the RopGEF (guanine nucleotide exchange factor) family, containing the novel PRONE domain (plant-specific Rop nucleotide ... (TAIR:At3g02270.1); similar to PREDICTED: similar to Translation initiation factor eIF-2B gamma subunit (eIF-2B GDP-GTP exchange factor) [Gallus ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Sun Aug 27, 2006 2:40 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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