Control of Gene Expression in Bacteria

Allows cells to make rapid changes in the relative

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Unformatted text preview: prevent the mRNA from being translated into protein; occurs when regulatory molecules alter the length of time an mRNA survives before it is degraded by ribonucleases, or affect translation initiation, or affect elongation factors. Allows cells to make rapid changes in the relative amounts of different proteins. Post- translation control: some proteins are manufactured in an inactive form and need to be activated by chemical mod...
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2014 for the course BIO 103 taught by Professor Heidielmendorf during the Fall '10 term at Georgetown.

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