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Rab gene

rab gene

1. (Science: molecular biology) One of the three main groups of ras like genes specifying small GTP-binding proteins (the others are ras and rho). Rab proteins are involved in vesicular traffic and seem to control translocation from donor to acceptor membranes.

2. (Science: cell biology) gene family in plants responsive to abscisic acid: encode proteins of 15-17 kD.


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Gene Upregulation/Increased Expression in HMG-CoA Reductase

So some context, I haven't taken genetics. However, in a class the other day a professor tried to differentiate the two and left me pretty confused. From my understanding, increased gene expression will result in an increase in the protein ...

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by Upperninety8
Tue Sep 30, 2014 3:21 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Gene Upregulation/Increased Expression in HMG-CoA Reductase
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Re: translation from DNA

... of the steps in the process; we must infer the process from observing 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 repression by mRNA, inhibition by natural antisense ...

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by jonmoulton
Mon Sep 29, 2014 3:03 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: translation from DNA
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Re: Gene Products

I prefer NCBI (just a matter of taste) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/genome/505?genome_assembly_id=167130 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/genome/505

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by sosippus
Wed Sep 24, 2014 8:23 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Gene Products
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Re: Any ideas for vaccine development or anti-viral drugs???

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by jonmoulton
Mon Sep 15, 2014 3:04 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Any ideas for vaccine development or anti-viral drugs???
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What happens if you convert your DNA into RNA and...

That depends what piece of DNA you would insert into the particular human being. But basically that's the principle of gene therapy.

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by JackBean
Sun Sep 14, 2014 11:52 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What happens if you convert your DNA into RNA and...
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