gene transcription, please help

Discussion of all aspects of cellular structure, physiology and communication.

Moderators: Leonid, amiradm, BioTeam

Post Reply
Fa23
Garter
Garter
Posts: 12
Joined: Wed Nov 10, 2010 5:17 pm

gene transcription, please help

Post by Fa23 » Wed Nov 10, 2010 5:27 pm

Which region of untranscribed DNA is most likely to be similar from one prokaryotic gene to the next?


there is an attached picture of the undescribed DNA below.

please help me, this is a question from one of the sample tests and there is nothing in my text book similar to this question. so please help asap.

thank you
Attachments
gene sequence.png
(14.9 KiB) Not downloaded yet

User avatar
JackBean
Inland Taipan
Inland Taipan
Posts: 5694
Joined: Mon Sep 14, 2009 7:12 pm

Post by JackBean » Thu Nov 11, 2010 8:22 am

as you're asking about untranscribed region, nothing higher than 0 is not interesting for you.
You're looking for promoter region, look into any MolBio book, to which regions binds sigma-subunit of the polymerase (they are two;)
http://www.biolib.cz/en/main/

Cis or trans? That's what matters.

Post Reply

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 0 guests