Advanced Regulatory Topics

  • Edward A. Birge


Although much of the discussion to this point has dealt with regulation, the regulation has been of a relatively simple type. There has been a single operon, one or two promoters, and a single repressor or activator complex. In many instances, cells need to be able to coordinate and/or to sequence the activities of a wide variety of diverse functions to achieve an appropriate response to an environmental stimulus. This chapter deals with some methods used by eubacteria and by Saccharomyces to accomplish these goals.


Heat Shock Heat Shock Protein Nitrogen Fixation Mother Cell Sigma Factor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Edward A. Birge
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  1. 1.Department of MicrobiologyArizona State UniversityTempeUSA

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