What are the two main mechanisms for turning genes off in eukaryotes?

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Genes are turned off when the chromatin remains condensed or a regulatory protein binds to a silencer.

  

Genes are turned off when the chromatin is in an open conformation or when a regulatory protein binds to a silencer.

  

Genes are turned off when the chromatin remains condensed or a regulatory protein binds to an enhancer.

  

Genes are turned off when the chromatin is in an open conformation or a regulatory protein binds to an enhancer.

 

asked Dec 27, 2012 in Biology by anonymous
    

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Genes are turned off when the chromatin remains condensed or a regulatory protein binds to a silencer.

 

answered Dec 27, 2012 by BeatKick ~Rookie~ (266 points)

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