Gene transcriptions/Boxes/CGCGs/Quiz

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Quiz[edit]







  

1

Yes or No, The GCC box is also referred to as the CGCG box.

No
Yes

2

The portion of the promoter in which an CGCG box is likely to be found is which of the following?

core promoter
proximal promoter
downstream promoter
distal promoter
enhancer

3

Yes or No, The CGCG duplet repeat is found in the coding region of the human CaM gene.

Yes
No

4

Several promoter elements have been previously identified in eukaryotes, but those cannot account for transcription from most RNA polymerase II-transcribed

5

True or False, Some CGCG boxes are located in the distal promoter.

FALSE
TRUE

6

Which of the following is not a transcriptional characteristic of CGCG boxes?

G/A/T-G/C+1-G-T/C-G-G-G/A-A-G/C
in eukaryotes
TATA-less genes
a consensus sequence
located between nucleotides -8 and +2 relative to the transcriptional start site (+1)

7

Complete the text:

The CGCG box is involved in

and

signaling and

perception.

8

Complete the text:

Match up the type of promoter or promoter element with each of the possibilities below:
TATA box - A
initiator element - B
enhancers and inhibitors - C
downstream elements - D
General transcription factor II D - E
ATA box - F
downstream core promoter

.
includes the transcription start site

.
proximal promoter

.
distal promoter

.
core promoter

usually 25 nucleotides upstream

.

9

Which of the following are phenomena associated with CGCG boxes?

transcription of A1BG
directs activator-dependent but TFIID-independent transcription
TATA box-less promoters
initiator element
mediator dependence
proximal promoter

10

True or False, CGCG boxes are found in the promoter regions of at least 1% of human genes.

TRUE
FALSE


Hypotheses[edit]

  1. A1BG is not transcribed using a CGCG box.

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