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Prokaryotic Gene Regulation: Lac Operon

The first fully described genetic regulatory mechanism is the lac operon in E. coli bacteria. Today, it still represents an adequate model for prokaryotic gene regulation. An operon is a transcription unit of genes whose products are required under identical circumstances. So, it facilitates the coordinated expression of multiple genes. Further information can be found under: Subscribe to AMBOSS YouTube for the latest clinical examination videos, medical student interviews, study tips and tricks, and live webinars! Free […]

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Gene Regulation and the Order of the Operon

Explore gene expression with the Amoeba Sisters, including the fascinating Lac Operon found in bacteria! Learn how genes can be turned “on” and “off” and why this is essential for cellular function. Check out our FREE video handouts on The Amoeba Sisters videos demystify science with humor and relevance. The videos center on Pinky’s certification and experience in teaching biology at the high school level. For more information about The Amoeba Sisters, visit: REFERENCES: We cover the […]

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