Question

Some research suggests that translation of proteins is regulated by
ribosome stalling: ribosomes attach to mRNA and then stall;
elongation commences only in response to a specific stimulus. What
might be an advantage to gene regulation by ribosome stalling?

Expert Answer

Want to see the step-by-step answer?

Check out a sample Q&A here.

Want to see this answer and more?

Experts are waiting 24/7 to provide step-by-step solutions in as fast as 30 minutes!*

*Response times may vary by subject and question complexity. Median response time is 34 minutes for paid subscribers and may be longer for promotional offers.
Tagged in
Science
Biology

Genetics

Related Biology Q&A

Find answers to questions asked by students like you.

Q: Briefly explain the similarities between transcriptionand DNA replication

A: DNA Replication is a biological process in which two identical DNA molecules are formed from one dou...

Q: Explain how an amino acid is attached to a tRNA via aminoacyltRNA synthetase.

A: An amino acid is the building block of a protein molecule. Amino acids are attached together via a p...

Q: Explain in detail the movement of a Eyeball?

A: Eyeball is a spherical structure which contain sensory receptors for vision, found in all vertebrate...

Q: Prepare a labeled sketch of a representative section of uterine wall.

A: Reproductive system is used for the sexual reproduction. The female attains puberty and the fertile ...

Q: Name of a few enzymes involved in DNA replication other than DSNA polymerase and ligase.name the key...

A: Each cell follows central dogma to undergo division and growth. The central dogma has three main pha...

Q: What is the point called where two chromatids sister of chromosomes are attached?

A: Chromosomes are long thread-like structures that carry coded genetic information in the form of DNA....

Q: If an enzyme in field-grown soybean leaves is most activeat noon and least active at midnight, is it...

A: The circadian rhythm in plants functions as the plant synchronises itself to the periodic light and ...

Q: How many hormones are produced by the posteriorpituitary?a. 0 b. 1c. 2d. 6

A: Pituitary gland is a small pea-shaped gland, which is referred as a master gland of the body. This g...

Q: What structural feature do hemoglobin,c c, chlorophyll have in common?

A: Cytochrome C, hemoglobin, and chlorophyll are biological molecules that take part in different metab...

Q: Describe the role of chiasmata in chromosome segregation during meiosis?

A: Introduction: Chiasmata are seen during meiosis and they are the points where two j non-sister chrom...

Q: Why are oceans least productive?

A: Production is the primary function of the ecosystem. An ecosystem maintains its component, biotic, a...

Q: What is a non replicative conservative transposon?

A: Transposons are the DNA segment that is known to move from one location to another within a genome. ...

Q: Describe a typical vertebra of frog and show how other vertebrae differ from it ?

A: The vertebral column of frog is known for its extreme shortness because of its inflexibility and the...

Q: Briefly outline the process of allopatric speciation.

A: A process by which any new species arise is termed as speciation. On the basis of biological species...

Q: Why are lipids not considered to bepolymers or macromolecules?

A: Lipids: These are the molecules that contain hydrocarbons and soluble in a nonpolar solvent. Lipids ...

Q: Define the following with reference to ciliates: macronucleus, micronucleus, pellicle, undulating me...

A: Ciliates are a group of protozoan. It is characterized by the presence of organelles called cilia. T...

Q: A brown mouse is mated to a white mouse and all of their offspring are brown. Define and assign symb...

A: INTRODUCTION: WHEN A BROWN MOUSE IS MATED WITH WHITE MOUSE When a brown mouse is mated with white mo...

Q: Calculate the mutation rates at the roughoid locus for the control group and the two groups of irrad...

A: Introduction  Radiation: this is the form of energy which is emitted out by the radioactive material...

Q: A recently married couple are both heterozygous for cystic fibrosis, a recessive genetic disorder. T...

A: Cystic fibrosis is an inherited disorder that causes severe damage to the lungs, digestive system, a...

Q: Suppose at the end of a hard runon a hot day you find that there are no drinksleft in the cooler. If...

A: Homeostasis is the ability of an organism to maintain a relative constant internal body environment....

Q: In india, the organisation responsible for accessing the safety of introducing genetically modified ...

A: Genetically modified organisms are the organisms that have been engineered genetically meaning that ...

Q: Explain An overview of cellularrespiration.

A: Respiration is a process through which the breakdown of glucose takes place in the presence of oxyge...

Q: What do you mean by stratified epithelium?

A: Epithelium occurs on the external and internal exposed surfaces of the body parts and for a protecti...

Q: Name the afferent process of a neuron.

A: The nervous system consists of neural tissues. Neurons, also known as nerve cells are the fundamenta...

Q: What is the difference between biology and human biology?

A: Science is a systematic enterprise that builds and organizes knowledge in the form of testable expla...

Q: Give an immunological explanation as to why people can getinfluenza every year even though they have...

A: Immunity is the balanced state of multicellular organisms having adequate biological defense to figh...

Q: Summarize the methods that located DNA in chromosomes.

A: Chromosomes are thread-like structures located inside the nucleus of plant and animal cells. Each ch...

Q: What characteristics do you expect to see in a trait that exhibits anticipation?

A: The trait is a characteristic feature of an organism which is present in an inherent form in a perso...

Q: explain DNA transposons: Structure and movement

A: Transposons are the small segments of DNA that can alter its position within a genome. This means th...

Q: Which cycle produces new phage particles?

A: Viruses are microscopic agents that can replicate only inside host cells. They can infect all types ...

Q: Why is the repression of genes by DNA methylation long-term?

A: Genetics is a branch of science that deals in the study of genes, heredity, and genetic variation of...

Q: Give some common examples of brown adipose tissue?

A: Brown adipose tissues are so named because of their brownish appearance and are found in mammals whe...

Q: Generally YAC contains how many elements?a) 1b) 2c) 3d) 4

A: YAC stands for yeast artificial chromosomes and is widely used in the field of genetic engineering. ...

Q: What do you mean by systolic pressure?

A: The human heart acts like a pump which is used to pump the blood due to the blood experiences a pres...

Q: Differntiate between order and class with example in living world?

A: Aristotle was a Greek philosopher who classified the animals as they lived on water, air, or land. T...

Q: What foods or substances that can change the volume of a normal urine?

A: Urine is a liquid by-product of metabolism in many animals  and in humans. The path of urine flow is...

Q: What are twins?Genetically what are the twotypes of twins that can begenerated?

A: Pregnancy is also termed as gestation during which one or more offspring develop in the uterus of a ...

Q: Briefly describe light reaction.

A: Plants are mainly multicellular organisms, predominantly photosynthetic eukaryotes of the kingdom Pl...

Q: What is the purpose of the targeting vector?

A: In molecular cloning, vector is a segment of DNA molecule, which is used as an artificial carrier of...

Q: Which is theextraembryonic membranewhose function is to storenitrogen wastes of theembryo? Is this f...

A: The membrane that is known to assist the developing embryo is known as an extraembryonic membrane. T...

Q: While most animals cannot tolerate polyploidy, somemollusks, such as oysters, can. Although wild oys...

A: Some mollusks such as oysters tolerate polyploidy. Farmed oysters are triploid while the wild oyster...

Q: What is the pore size of the membrane filter used in the membrane filter method for water analysis?

A: Microorganisms are small organism that cannot be seen by naked eyes. Infectious disease is caused by...

Q: Which statement best describes why antimicrobial drugs that affect cell wall synthesis tend to have ...

A: Antimicrobial drugs are the class of drugs that are used to treat a microbial infection. They suppre...

Q: Certain villages in India are very conservative where their women are required to wear clothes that ...

A: INTRODUCTION: Women in certain villages wear covered clothes and they suffer from bone pain, muscle ...

Q: A recently married couple are both heterozygous for cystic fibrosis, a recessive genetic disorder. T...

A: Both the part a) and part b) are the same questions. So I am answering only part a). An autosomal re...

Q: While conducting field studies on a chain of islands, you decide tokaryotype two phenotypically iden...

A: When individuals of the same specie are geographically isolated, it may happen that the population b...

Q: In chickens, comb shape is determined by alleles at two loci (R, r and P, p). A walnut comb is produ...

A: Epistasis is the process where one gene influenced the phenotypic effect of another gene. The gene w...

Q: Give reason why a closed can containing dried seeds bursts open, if some water enters it accidentall...

A: Fertilization of male and female gamete takes place inside the ovary. After the formation of zygote ...

Q: Differentiate between Haploid and Diploid.

A: Chromosomes are long thread-like structures that carry coded genetic information in the form of DNA....

Q: Biology Question

A: Blood vessels are the components of circulatory system. Blood vessels are the tubes through which th...