Thursday 16 October 2003
Definition: Gene expression is the process by which the coded information of a gene is converted into the structures present and operating in the cell.
Expressed genes include those that are transcribed into mRNA and then translated into protein and those that are transcribed into RNA but not translated into protein (e.g., transfer and ribosomal RNAs).
The degree of expression is called expressivity.
Gene expression databases
knock-down of proteic expression
gene expression regulation
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