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Problem 5
Textbook Question

Evaluate these statements about regulation of the lac operon. Select True or False for each statement. T/F The lac operon is transcribed at the highest rate when extracellular glucose and lactose are abundant. T/F The repressor protein is bound to DNA of the operator when lactose is present. T/F A mutation in the operator is likely to prevent transcription of the lac operon under any condition. T/F A mutation that alters the catabolite activator protein is predicted to alter the regulation of many different operons.

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