Guided Exploration on Lac Operon Function


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Title Guided Exploration on Lac Operon Function
Description This activity will guide a student to understand how each molecule in this simulation functions to regulate lac operon gene expression. Each molecule is turned on in sequence and the student is asked to determine its function. The activity completes when all molecules are turned on and the system is fully functioning.
Subject Biology
Level Undergrad - Intro
Type Guided Activity
Duration 30 minutes
Answers Included Yes
Language English
Keywords RNA polymerase, central dogma, lac, lactase, operon, transcription
Simulation(s) Gene Machine: The Lac Operon


Author(s) Joseph Esquibel
Contact Email esquibej@star.lcc.edu
School / Organization Lansing Community College
Date submitted 3/4/19
Date updated 3/4/19