The lac operon is inducible

lac operon

January 21, 2019 Microbiology Online Notes 0

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 constituent sugars: […]

Meiosis

Meiosis

December 16, 2018 Microbiology Online Notes 0

Meiosis Meiosis is the general name given to two successive nuclear divisions called meiosis I and meiosis II. Meiosis takes place in special diploid cells […]

mitosis

Mitosis

December 14, 2018 Microbiology Online Notes 1

Mitosis Introduction When cells divide, the chromosomes must also make copies of themselves (replicate) to maintain the appropriate chromosome number in the cells. In eukaryotes, […]