Range: ±0.2 min
||Bacteria Escherichia coli
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||After a short period of induction, the mRNA production is inhibited by an antibiotic and the amount of tsr-venus mRNA is measured using real-time PCR.
||TSR=thrombospondin structural homology repeat, a highly structured domain organized as a long right-handed spiraling ribbon containing three antiparallel strands