Levels of Genetic Regulation

Genetic regulation can occur at many different levels -- in fact, if you can imagine a mechanism of genetic regulation it probably exists somewhere. A few examples of levels of regulation known to occur in bacteria include:

A cartoon showning some of the levels of DNA regulation is shown below.

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Last modified December 6, 2005