Gene control in Prokaryotes; Chap.18
Why do Bacteria have to respond quickly to their environment?
What are the 2 ways to regulate metabolism in Bacteria? Explain.
How could cells vary the amount of specific enzymes?
What is an Operon?
What is a promoter?
What is an operator?
Explain the function of a repressor protein
Explain the repressible operon in the synthesis of Tryptophan
What happens when Tryptophan is present?Tryptophan is said to be ________________
______________ of repressor protein.
How doe sthe inducible operon work in the case of Lactose? Is Lactose a repressor or an
What happens when Lactose is present? Lactose is said to be ______________ _____________
of repressor protein.
What pathways usually have a repressible operom? Give an example that has been discussed
What pathways usually have an inducible operon? Give an example that has been discussed