Together We Stand: Genes Cluster to Coordinate Regulation

Although most eukaryotic genomes lack operons, occasionally clusters of genes are discovered that are related in function. Now, a metabolic operon-like gene cluster has been described in Arabidopsis thaliana, that is needed for triterpene synthesis.

Amoutzias, G., Van de Peer, Y. (2008) Together We Stand: Genes Cluster to Coordinate Regulation. Dev. Cell 14(5):640-2.









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