Arches. Photo by Daniel Chia
HOPES: Huntington's Outreach Project for Education, at Stanford
Nov
17
2010

tetracycline

An antibiotic drug that is used for medicine and for research. In some cases it can serve to regulate the production of certain proteins in the cell, by starting or stopping transcription for a certain target gene. Transcription is part of the process that uses the DNA code to make a protein.