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By Stefan Lorkowski, Paul M. Cullen

This e-book combines the event of 225 specialists on 900 pages. Scientists world wide are at present crushed through the ever-increasing quantity and variety of genome initiatives. This instruction manual is your consultant in the course of the jungle of recent equipment and strategies to be had to examine gene expression - the 1st to supply this type of huge view of the dimension of mRNA and protein expression in vitro, in situ or even in vivo. regardless of this huge technique, aspect is enough so that you can take hold of the foundations at the back of each one process. In every one case, the authors weigh up the benefits and drawbacks, paying specific recognition to the automatic, high-throughput processing demanded through the biotech undefined. thoroughly brand new, the publication covers such ground-breaking equipment reminiscent of DNA microarrays, serial research of gene expression, differential demonstrate, and id of open analyzing body expressed series tags. the entire tools and priceless gear are awarded visually in additional than three hundred ordinarily color illustrations to help their step by step copy on your laboratory. every one bankruptcy is rounded off with its personal set of intensive references that supply entry to specific experimental protocols. in brief, the bible of analysing gene expression.

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This fact shows how important it is to verify by experiment the presence and structure of the predicted genes. , 2001). Microarrays can thus also be used as a genome annotation tool. 3 Protein expression profiles À the proteome As stated previously, most of the cellular regulation of gene expression is exerted at the transcriptional level. However, in some cases, as with the yeast GCN4 gene, a transcriptional activator, or CPA1 gene, which encodes the glutaminase subunit of the arginine pathway carbamoyl-phosphate synthetase, protein amounts do not reflect mRNA levels (McCarthy, 1998; Sachs & Buratowski, 1997).

We believe that this debate has produced much heat but little light. The reality is that the study of mRNA expression and protein expression are complementary techniques, each of which has an irreplaceable contribution to make to the understanding of gene expression. Indeed, this logic also applies to the invidious comparisons which are sometimes drawn between individual methods. Here too, the truth is that each method has its own particular usefulness and that the choice of method depends on the question being asked and the financial and temporal resources available to the investigator.

Another good example of the importance of protein/protein interactions is in the transcription of messenger RNA in eukaryotes and its precise regulation. This process requires more than 70 polypeptides that belong to a dozen molecular machines also called transcription factors (Lee & Young, 2000) (see below). The arrival and departure of these machines from transcribed genes is the result of a precise choreography in which ordered protein contacts culminate in the initiation of transcription by RNA polymerase II.

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