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Unformatted text preview: 5. different cells --> specialize in their work (so that they only read the instructions/ gene that they specialize) a. skill cells don't produce liver enzymes/ etc 6. what controls the expression of different genes / what turns this off or on? a. regulatory/control genes --> produce transcription factors (protein) b. transcription factor binds the rna polymerase to the gene that needs to be transcribed. 7. how development build an organism? a. whether you are plant or animals, the regulatory genes are involved in the development because both plants and animals h a b. there are lots of things that need to be defined: growth, circulatory systhem, symmetry, etc. 8. hox gene: homeotic box genes (regulatory/ control gene in animals) a. mutation in hox gene (which produce transcription factor --> affects the reading of particular/ specific gene): results in weird g b....
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This note was uploaded on 04/25/2010 for the course BIOLOGY BIO153 taught by Professor Cordon during the Fall '10 term at University of Toronto- Toronto.
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