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The tools offered during this quantity will permit the reader to layout powerful thoughts for the expression of cloned genes and cDNAs and may turn out worthwhile in fixing the vast majority of expression difficulties one is probably going to come across.

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The most obvious possibility is to provide the maximum number of stabilizing contacts, either by changing sequences near - l0 and - 35, or by building a nearby site for a stimulatory protein. The main problem here is that, by increasing the stability of the polymerase-DNA complex, one may be increasing the difficulty of breaking the complex, which is required for mRNA chain initiation. Thus, in principle, by increasing the rate of open complex formation one might slow the subsequent RNA chain initiation steps and end up without a net gain in expression.

2o j. E. Stefano and J. D. Gralla, J. Biol. Chem. 255, 10423 (1980). 21 W. R. McClure, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. A. 77, 5634 (1980). [4] E. coli PROMOTER FUNCTION 41 The detailed nature of these conformational changes is not yet known. Some current models suggest that their goal is to induce topological stress in the complex that is relieved when the DNA is melted. Minimally, the process should involve changing contacts between o factor and the two DNA recognition regions near - l0 and - 3 5 . 22 The fact that the complex is bonded principally at two sites separated by more than 50 A, and probably not on the same face of the helix, may be helpful in promoting topological stress, which requires two points of contact.

The search process begins with nonspecific DNA binding by the enzyme, and, by facilitated transfer mechanisms, the promoter is subsequently located. It is not yet known if there is ever physiological control of the search process, a phenomenon which would require preferential accessibility of genes targeted for expression, as appears to occur in the chromatin of eukaryotes. The second steps involve a series of conformational changes which end when the RNA polymerase has succeeded in melting a stretch of DNA that exposes the "start point" of transcription.

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