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Genetics: A Conceptual Approach

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Last time Organization of protein-encoding genes in prokaryotes and eukaryotes Prokaryotes : Eukaryotes : mRNA protein transcription translation mRNA protein transcription translation splicing pre-mRNA promoter DNA DNA intron intron core promoter regulatory promoter enhancer colinear- a continuous sequence of nucleotides in the DNA encodes a continuous sequence of amino acids in the protein
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Unformatted text preview: not colinear- the protein-encoding sequence in the DNA is interrupted by nucleotides that do not encode the protein 5’ 3’ 5’ 3’ 5’ 3’ 3’ 5’ 5’ 3’ 3’ 5’ 5’ 3’-10-35 terminator-25 general transcription factors transcription activator proteins RNA pol + sigma factor + RNA pol II exon exon exon...
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This note was uploaded on 05/06/2010 for the course BIO 311 taught by Professor Otto during the Spring '10 term at George Mason.

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