The lac Operon is composed of several
different processes and behaviors. In order to accommodate the larger number
of stills contained in Advanced Look, the selected images have
been grouped into pages that correspond with these different areas.
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The repressor and its position in the
lac operon system are explained. More detail...
The lac genes are transcribed and translated
into functional proteins.   More detail...
The proteins encoded by the lac genes become
fully functional. More detail...
The lactose concentration is reduced and leads to
shutdown.   More detail...