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7.2.U1 Gene expression is regulated by proteins that bind to specific base sequences in DNA.
7.2.U2 The environment of a cell and of an organism has an impact on gene expression.
7.2.U3 Nucleosomes help to regulate transcription in eukaryotes.
7.2.U4 Transcription occurs in a 5’ to 3’ direction.
7.2.U5 Eukaryotic cells modify mRNA after transcription.
7.2.U6 Splicing of mRNA increases the number of different proteins an organism can produce.
7.2.A1 The promoter as an example of non-coding DNA with a function.
7.2.S1 Analysis of changes in the DNA methylation patterns.
7.2.NOS Looking for patterns, trends and discrepancies- there is mounting evidence that the environment can trigger heritable changes in epigenetic factors.
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