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Transcription factors

transcription factors

endogenous substances, usually proteins, which are effective in the initiation, stimulation, or termination of the genetic transcription process.


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Sigma Factor Functions in Bacterial vs. Eukaryotes

... Sigma factor performs four important functions, each required before transcription can begin at a core promoter in bacteria. A) List the four functions. B) Name the transcription factors found in eukaryotes that provide these same four functions. PLEASE PLEASE ...

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by sabrina9
Sat Nov 02, 2013 9:49 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Sigma Factor Functions in Bacterial vs. Eukaryotes
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Views: 592

Transcrption factor-promoter (cis-element) interaction

... activity analaysis, I need to detect the binding effeciency of some transcription factors to the promoter, what technique should I use? I have read about ChIP but don't know ...

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by roniadam
Sun Aug 11, 2013 2:43 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Transcrption factor-promoter (cis-element) interaction
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Views: 831

PCR from cDNA question

... specific gene products: for some proteases, very bright bands. for some transcription factors highly expressed at the same time, no bands at all. for a housekeeping gene in the ...

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by vastgenome
Fri Jun 22, 2012 3:55 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: PCR from cDNA question
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Views: 2570

Re: what is the purpose of ChIP experiment?

To localize protein binding sites in the DNA. For example sites where transcription factors (proteins, products of other genes) bind. This is important in understanding gene regulation, ...

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by Lucanus cervus
Tue Jun 05, 2012 3:07 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: what is the purpose of ChIP experiment?
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Views: 1388

Molecular gene (genome) concept scientifically untenable

... usage differs between taxa; but codon bias is also influenced by other factors like gene length, gene expressivity (the amount of protein made per ... however, the absence of certain key biochemical processes, such as transcription and translation, makes reading the code (like checking books ...

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by PAWahid
Wed May 02, 2012 4:54 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Molecular gene (genome) concept scientifically untenable
Replies: 12
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