genetics ch. 14 - Genes which are expressed at relatively...

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Genes which are expressed at relatively constant levels under all conditions are called  constitutive genes. RNA polymerase binding to DNA would be prevented or reduced by binding of a  repressor protein and allowed or activated by an activator protein. An mRNA that contains sequential coding sequences for multiple genes is called A  polycistronic RNA. The CAP site of the lac operon is bound by Catabolite activator protein (CAP) while the  operator is bound by the lac repressor. Bacterial genes involved in catabolic pathways are often regulated in a(an) inducible  manner, while genes involved in anabolic pathways are often regulated by repressible  systems. Phage   can incorporate its DNA into the bacterial chromosome and follow the lysogenic λ   life cycle, or can actively produce phage via the lytic life cycle. List two examples of metabolic proteins regulated by bacteria. tructural genes of the  lac, trp , or  ara  operons; other answers are possible Which point of regulation would a bacterium be most likely to use if an important goal  was quick production of functional protein
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This note was uploaded on 03/11/2008 for the course SCI BIO 303 taught by Professor Campbell during the Spring '08 term at Cal Poly Pomona.

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