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Permissive temperature

permissive temperature

(Science: molecular biology) Of a temperature sensitive mutation, a temperature at which the mutated gene product behaves normally and so the cell or organism survives as if wild type. C.f. The restrictive temperature, at which the gene product takes on a mutant phenotype.


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Permissive conditions - mutants

How would you define permissive conditions in respect to temperature sensitive mutants?

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by HelloKitty
Tue Sep 22, 2009 2:43 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Permissive conditions - mutants
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DNA replication

... usually because there is a mutant protein that can only fold at the permissive temperature, not at the restrictive temperature.

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by MrMistery
Sun Apr 05, 2009 12:25 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: DNA replication
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