Introduction to Gene Expression. Grade Distribution. Exam dates and time. CAT1 : Monday 26/12/1435, 20th of October from 11-12 . CAT 2: Wednesday 11/2/1436, 3rd of December from 11-12. Lecture outline. Introduction to all terms used in Gene expression. Intro.
Autosomes and sex chromosomes
E.g. 5’ ---AAATGCAT---3’
- cold temperature turns on gene for black pigment
- twin living in city may develop cancer
while twin living in the country may not
Additional gene regulation takes place via the cis-regulatory modules (CRMs), which can be located 5’ to, 3’ to, or within introns of a gene. CRMs can be very far away from the gene they regulate—over 50 kb—and other genes might even lie in between!