Euk.genes that function and live together
Michael A. Charleston
m.a.charleston at mail.utexas.edu
Thu Jun 22 17:11:48 EST 1995
<Pine.SUN.3.91.950621083011.27504A-100000 at bonjour.cc.columbia.edu>,
Christopher G Winter <cgw1 at columbia.edu> wrote:
> What evidence is there that genes whose products
> function together, and are unrelated in sequence, are co-localized in the
> genome -- a la operonic genes in prok's?
> Clearly, there are many examples of proteins that are known to be
> components of the same metabolic pathway, but whose genes are no where
> near each other. However, I wonder if there may be certain exceptions to
> this rule.
I just heard a talk by Robert Moyzis, director of the Human Genome project
at Los Alamos, in which he mentioned that there is a large cluster of
genes related to olfaction.
Matt Brauer <mjbrauer at mail.utexas.edu>
Dept. of Zoology
University of Texas, Austin
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