Notes for Necessary Noise

Expression of comK gene, which allows bacteria to take up DNA form the environment.
Definitions:
Constitutively: A gene that is always expressed no matter the environmental conditions
Phenotypic: Observable characteristics, what genes are expressed
Transcription factor: Any protein that binds to DNA to activate transcription of a gene
Promoter region: where transcription factor binds to DNA to transcription of DNA to RNA

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