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Genes

Gene Structure and Regulation

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What is a gene? A gene is a segment of DNA that codes for a particular protein, which then codes for a specific trait.
What are Structural genes? Genes that produce proteins that become the Structure and functioning of organism.
What are Regulatory genes? Genes that produce proteins which control the action of other genes.
What is one of the roles of Regulatory genes? Determines whether genes are active or not (on or off) and if active , what rate their products are produced.
What does the Regulatory gene do if a gene is active? Determines/controls what rate their products are produced.
The ........... region for DNA is not ............. The coding region for DNA is not continuous.
Exon is? the coding region of a gene.
Intron is? the non-coding region of a gene
How can mutations occur? When there is a random change in one of the bases?
What does the random change in one of the bases create? A new sequence of amino acids
What caj this new sequence of amino acids now create? A completely different protein being produced.
Created by: zarap103