GENE ACTIVATION

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knsprasad
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GENE ACTIVATION

Post by knsprasad » Mon May 19, 2008 1:49 pm

HI guy's i am new here
i am in dilemma regarding gene activation were gene gets activated during the replication
or because of cell signaling if it is by cell signaling can any one give me example for cell signaling
gene activation

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Re: GENE ACTIVATION

Post by cnite » Sat May 24, 2008 8:11 pm

knsprasad wrote:can any one give me example for cell signaling
gene activation


For example, cortisol. Activates gluconeogenesis genes and suppresses some immune system genes.
Actually, any hormone is an intercellular message whose ultimate effect is gene activation/suppression.

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