Microbiology

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15. Central Dogma & Gene Regulation

Prokaryotic Gene Regulation via Operons

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Prokaryotic Gene Regulation via Operons

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Structure of an Operon

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Altering patterns of gene expression in prokaryotes would likely increase a prokaryote’s survival by _______.

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Which of the following is true about operons?

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Inducible Operons

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Repressible Operons

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Review of Inducible vs. Repressible Operons

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Which of the following molecules is a protein that stops the transcription of a gene?

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When this is present in the cell, it binds to the repressor and the repressor can no longer bind to the operator:

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Which of the following statements is FALSE?