Gene transcriptions/Boxes/Enhancers/Quiz

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Quiz[edit]







  

1

Yes or No, An enhancer is a short region of DNA that can be bound with proteins (namely, the trans-acting factors, much like a set of transcription factors) to enhance transcription levels of genes (hence the name) in a gene cluster.

Yes
No

2

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

dispersed promoter
proximal promoter
downstream promoter
distal promoter
enhancer
focused promoter

3

Yes or No, An E-box (Enhancer Box) is a DNA sequence which usually lies upstream of a gene in a promoter region.

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

Yes or No, Some E boxes are located in the dispersed promoter.

Yes
No

6

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

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

7

Complete the text:

An enhancer box usually lies

of a gene in a

region.

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 E 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, E boxes are found in the promoter regions of at least 1% of human genes.

TRUE
FALSE


Hypotheses[edit]

  1. A1BG has an enhancer box.

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External links[edit]

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