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Terminator

terminator

(Science: molecular biology) dNA sequence at the end of a transcription unit that causes rNA polymerase to stop transcription.


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Hair and DNA

If you give someone AIDS by prescription (AZT) yes based on Duesberg it is a DNA chain terminator.

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by jinx25
Sun Oct 14, 2012 4:16 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Hair and DNA
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Are STOP codons involved in both TRANSCRIPTION & TRANSLATION

1) no, terminator is something different than STOP codon. STOP codon is 3-base long and is involved in translation only, terminator is longer and is involved in transcription 2) well, you should first find START codon and then ...

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by JackBean
Sun Nov 06, 2011 8:44 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Are STOP codons involved in both TRANSCRIPTION & TRANSLATION
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Are STOP codons involved in both TRANSCRIPTION & TRANSLATION

... this had to do with translation the other textbook said "Transcription of the DNA strand ends at another special nucleotide sequence called a terminator, which specifies the end of the gene." I think Terminator is another way of saying stop codon here. So yeah this textbook says its involved ...

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by reyrey389
Sun Nov 06, 2011 8:02 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Are STOP codons involved in both TRANSCRIPTION & TRANSLATION
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Antitermination

Yes. if a transcription terminator sequence is present in an undesirable position, which would lead to premature termination, a particular protein binds to the RNA pol in such a way that it is unable to recognise the terminator sequence, ...

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by APmicro
Mon Jun 13, 2011 5:17 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Antitermination
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Views: 1481

probing mRNA and RT-PCR products

... I do understand that there will be no introns in the mRNA but another class mate told me that because probe1 does not contain the region with the terminator sequence that transcription will not occur so that the answer to 1) would be nothing. But I am not sure I agree with them. Thanks again

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by SarahTessler
Thu Jun 09, 2011 6:49 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: probing mRNA and RT-PCR products
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