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François Jacob and Jacques Monod

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François Jacob (1953) and Jacques Monod
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françois jacob, jacob, monod,jacques monod,francois jacob
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15273. Who named messenger RNA?, François Jacob
François Jacob talks about how he and Jacques Monod named messenger RNA.
15884. The lac operon
Francois Jacob and Jacques Monod figured out how bacteria controlled the production of an enzyme called beta-galactosidase. This system of feedback and negative regulation became the lac operon and was the first model for the control of protein productio
15270. Deciding on studying the lac operon, François Jacob
François Jacob explains why Jacques Monod chose to work with the lactose system.
15886. Lac operon problem
The first model for the control of protein production was the lac operon. This system of feedback and negative regulation is used by bacteria, however, the general principles also apply to higher organisms. Another method of protein regulation involves
15271. Discovering the lac operon, François Jacob
François Jacob talks about bacterial mutants that could not metabolize lactose. Using these mutants, Jacob and Monod figured out how protein production is controlled.
15272. The molecular biology of the lac operon, Fraois Jacob
François Jacob talks about the relationship between DNA, ribosomes, and protein production.
16702. Biography 33: Francois Jacob (1920 - )
Francois Jacob and Jacques Monod were the first to discover how genes were turned on and off.
15269. The discovery of the lac operon, François Jacob
François Jacob talks about how enzyme production was viewed at the time they were beginning their experiments.
16029. Francois Jacob, 1961
Genes can be turned on and off.
16688. Animation 33: Genes can be turned on and off.
Jacques Monod and Francois Jacob work with how bacteria breaks large sugars into smaller pieces.
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