2012 HOMEWORK_06AB_Questions

E arginine binds the rna in the absence of any

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Unformatted text preview: arginine. 1 B) You hypothesize that arginine inhibits expression of hutP by stimulating premature transcription termination through arginine directly binding to and stabilizing an terminator structure in the hutP untranslated mRNA region (i.e. arginine binds the RNA in the absence of any protein; the untranslated region functions as a riboswitch). Propose ONE experiment to test this hypothesis. Describe expected results if your hypothesis is correct. Note: No one experiment will test all aspects of this hypothesis, but some will come...
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