Induction of gene expression

The lac operon is inducible

lac operon

lac operon An example that has been studied in great depth concerns the enzyme β-galactosidase, used by E. coli to convert the disaccharide lactose into its sugars constituent: Lactose −−−−−−−−→ Glucose + Galactoseβ-galactosidase β-galactosidase has been more studied as part of the lac operon of E. coli. This is made up of three structural genes designated Z, Y and A, …

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