MCQ overexpression of a protein

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MCQ overexpression of a protein

Post by klapausius » Tue Apr 27, 2010 6:57 am

Overexpression of a protein in a model organism can lead to a phenotype because of ALL of the following except
A) the overexpressed protein acts on the right substrate at the wrong time
B) the over expressed protein act on the wrong substrate at the right time
C) the over expressed protein disrupts a protein complex
D) the over expressed protein gets degraded

my guess D
not sure if its right
can anyone help me with an example for B)
what is the right answer?

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Post by JackBean » Tue Apr 27, 2010 7:36 am

I would say D as well. Unless isn't the organism starving, you shouldn't see anything.

If you use wrong substrate, it will be missing somewhere else ;)

Cis or trans? That's what matters.

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