Control of Gene Expression in Bacteria

Transcription control cell avoids making the mrnas

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Unformatted text preview: rial cell avoid producing proteins that are not needed at a particular time, and thus use resources efficiently? Transcription control: Cell avoids making the mRNAs for particular enzymes; occurs when regulatory proteins affect RNA polymerase’s ability to bind to a promoter and initiate transcription. Its efficient – saves the most energy for the cell. Its slow Translation control: Cell have ways to...
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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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