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CHAPTER 10 NOTES - CHAPTER 10 NOTES Gene Expression and...

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CHAPTER 10 NOTES Gene Expression and Regulation Marvelous Mussel Adhesive Marine mussel manufactures ultimate underwater adhesive Creates “byssus”: specialized type of protein Mussel binds itself to rocks with threads coated with byssus Gene for byssus has been put into yeast Yeast synthesize the protein based on the instructions in the mussel DNA So how can we remove the gene from one organism and have it expressed in completely different organism? Steps from DNA to Protein 1. DNA is “transcribed” to form RNA occurs in the nucleus of the cell RNA moves into cytoplasm 2. RNA is “translated to form polypeptide chains, which fold to form proteins The Linkage between DNA and Protein DNA contains the molecular blueprint of every cell Proteins are the “molecular workers” of the cell Proteins control cell shape, function, reproduction, and synthesis of biomolecules The info in DNA genes must therefore be linked to the proteins that run the cell
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2009 for the course THTR 1020 taught by Professor Bray during the Spring '07 term at LSU.

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