Gene transcriptions/Courses

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These courses in gene transcription are dynamic only.

The courses are built upon the ongoing research performed by geneticists around the world and here at Wikiversity.

In line with the Wikiversity ideal of learning by doing are a number of quizzes which you can combine with lectures and laboratories to cater to your personal education, teaching and research needs.

In some instances your interactions and responses may be used for research purposes, such as improving the quizzes. Your username and/or other identifiers are not included. If the resource itself is also being used for research purposes you will see the icon: . If your actions have been used for research purposes, this little icon may appear on your user talk page.

The general subject area is genetics. This includes knowledge of physics, chemistry, geography, history, and other subjects.

Prerequisites edit

Although an introduction to biochemistry would be a good idea, it is not required. Most of the information is descriptive.

If the freedom to write and execute computer programs online here at Wikiversity becomes available, you may be able to submit small programs to scan sections of DNA.

Completion levels edit

These courses are dynamic only, which means lectures and other resources may change without notice. If you work through all the quizzes and read or reinforce the lecture information in your mind, you may want to stop back after a year and perhaps learn more.

Lectures and quizzes may have a level of completion icon following them based on ≥ 100 kb equals 100 %, or 100 questions is 100 %, midterms and finals are based on 300 questions equals 100 %:

  1. A resource that is a stub means that pretty well nothing has been done yet. 0-5%.  
  2. A resource just getting off the ground will show the following icon. Please feel welcome to help! 6-15%.  
  3. Been started, but most of the work is still to be done - 16-30%.  
  4. About halfway there. You may help to clarify and expand it - 31-45%.  
  5. Almost complete, but you can help make it more thorough - 46-60%.  
  6. Ready for testing by learners and teachers. Please begin! 61-75%.  
  7. This resource is considered to be ready for use - 76-90%.  R
  8. This resource has reached a high level of completion - 91-100%.  C

A completion icon may not be present for all resources.

Lectures edit

Each lecture has or will have an associated quiz. Lectures are arranged in alphabetical order but can be enjoyed in any order.

Some of the lectures appear as red links until the older version is moved to the new title. Check the gene project template for the older title.

Red link lectures are just waiting for you to create. Be bold and proactive.

Lecture titles that are not yet plural need to be moved to a new title that is plural.

Each lecture appears more enticing with an image at the top.

  1. AGC boxes
  2. Angiotensinogen core promoter elements
  3. ATA boxes
  4. Autonomously replicating sequences
  5. Basal elements
  6. Boxes
  7. B recognition elements
  8. Bubbles
  9. CAAT boxes
  10. CArG boxes
  11. C/D boxes
  12. CENP-B boxes
  13. CGCG boxes
  14. Chromatins
  15. Chromoboxes
  16. Coactivators
  17. Codons
  18. Consensus sequences
  19. Corepressors
  20. Core promoters
  21. Degeneracies
  22. Degenerate nucleotides
  23. Dispersed promoters
  24. Distal promoters
  25. DNA melting
  26. Downregulations
  27. Downstream core elements
  28. Downstream promoter elements
  29. Downstream TFIIB recognition
  30. E2 boxes
  31. EIF4E basal elements
  32. Enhancer boxes
  33. Enhancers
  34. Epigenomes
  35. Eukaryotic initiation factors
  36. Factories
  37. F boxes
  38. Focused promoters
  39. Forkhead boxes
  40. Fur boxes
  41. GAAC elements
  42. G boxes
  43. GC boxes
  44. GCC boxes
  45. General transcription factors
  46. General transcription factor II As
  47. General transcription factor II Bs
  48. General transcription factor II Ds
  49. General transcription factor II Fs
  50. General transcription factor II Hs
  51. General transcription factor II Is
  52. Gene transcription elements
  53. Histones
  54. HMG boxes
  55. HNG boxes
  56. Homeoboxes
  57. HY boxes
  58. Inhibitors
  59. Inhibitory peptides
  60. Initiator elements
  61. Insulators
  62. Intermediate promoters
  63. Isoforms
  64. MADS boxes
  65. Mediator complexes
  66. Metal responsive elements
  67. Motif ten elements
  68. Nucleosomes
  69. Nucleotides
  70. Operons
  71. P boxes
  72. Preinitiation complexes
  73. Preinitiation complex assembly
  74. Pribnow boxes
  75. Promoters
  76. Proximal promoters
  77. Proteomics
  78. Pseudogenes
  79. Regulations
  80. Regulons
  81. RNA polymerases
  82. RNA polymerase I holoenzymes
  83. RNA polymerase I holoenzyme complexes
  84. RNA polymerase Is
  85. RNA polymerase IIs
  86. RNA polymerase II holoenzymes
  87. RNA polymerase II holoenzyme complexes
  88. RNA polymerase IIIs
  89. RNA polymerase III holoenzymes
  90. RNA polymerase III holoenzyme complexes
  91. Senses
  92. Stimulons
  93. TACTAAC boxes
  94. TATA binding protein associated factors
  95. TATA binding proteins
  96. TATA boxes
  97. TC elements
  98. Transcription bubbles
  99. Transcription factories
  100. Transcription factors
  101. Transcription of A1BG
  102. Transcription start sites
  103. U boxes
  104. Upregulations
  105. Upstream and downstream
  106. W boxes
  107. X boxes
  108. X core promoter element 1
  109. Y boxes
  110. Z boxes

Quizzes edit

The quizzes may be rated by number of questions, with 100 questions being a high level of completion, even though some are at lower numbers of questions.

Laboratories edit

Each laboratory contains hypotheses that will be tested. You are free to compose your own hypotheses and test them versus the data sets. If you would like peer review of your efforts that consists of positive and constructive criticism put your efforts as a subpage of your user name, e.g. user:your username/your laboratory title, and ask for review on this page's Discuss page.

Hourlies edit

If you're really feeling like you know this stuff, try one of our hourlies, so called because they take about an hour to work through.

Hypotheses edit

  1. Several courses could be offered dealing with aspects of genetics or gene transcriptions.

See also edit

External links edit

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