Gene transcriptions/Elements/Downstream promoters/Quiz

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The diagram is an overview of four core promoter elements. Credit: Jennifer E.F. Butler & James T. Kadonaga.

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Quiz[edit]







  

1

Yes or No, DPE-dependent basal transcription depends highly on the Inr (and vice versa) and on correct spacing between the two elements.

Yes
No

2

Yes or No, The core sequence of the DPE is located at precisely +28 to +32 relative to the A+1 nucleotide.

Yes
No

3

Yes or No, The core promoter elements such as DPE are trans acting elements.

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, The downstream promoter element is located in the distal promoter.

TRUE
FALSE

6

Which of the following is not a transcriptional characteristic of the downstream promoter element?

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

True or False, The downstream promoter element is upstream by about +40 nucleotides.

TRUE
FALSE

8

Which of the following are phenomena associated with the downstream promoter element?

transcription of A1BG
directs activator-dependent but TFIID-independent transcription
TATA box-less promoters
transcription start site
mediator dependence
core promoter
RNA polymerase II holoenzyme

9

True or False, The downstream promoter element is found in the promoter regions of about 1% of human genes.

TRUE
FALSE

10

True or False, The downstream promoter element is most likely to occur with the Inr.

TRUE
FALSE


Hypotheses[edit]

  1. The downstream promoter elements are not involved in the transcription of A1BG.

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

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