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The Genome

The Genome is an InfoString (i.e. a BitString with an associated type), containing encoded instructions that the cell can execute.4.4 Which sections of the genome are translated into instructions and executed is determined by the action of promoters and repressors (see Section 4.3.3). After a cell has been created, its genome cannot usually be altered, except by the action of mutation (see Section 4.5.7).

Tim Taylor