Presentation Outline. PART I The Basics DNA Replication Transcription. PART II Translation Protein Trafficking & Cell-cell communications Criticisms & Conclusion. Translation. Interpreting the information coded in the mRNA into proteins
Secreted signal molecule affects the same cell
lux operon (LuxR/LuxI) in Vibrio fischeri
las operon (LasR/LasI) in Pseudomonas aeruginosa
exp operon (ExpR/ExpI) in Erwinia carotovora
As Horace Freeland Judson records in The Eighth Day of Creation:
"My mind was, that a dogma was an idea for which there was no reasonable evidence. You see?!" And Crick gave a roar of delight. "I just didn't know what dogma meant. And I could just as well have called it the 'Central Hypothesis,' or — you know. Which is what I meant to say. Dogma was just a catch phrase."