Gene transcriptions/Factors/Quiz

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Quiz[edit]







  

1

Yes or No, A transcription factor is a protein that binds to specific DNA sequences to control the flow (or transcription) of genetic information from DNA to messenger RNA (mRNA).

Yes
No

2

True or False, A dominant group associated with transcription factors differs from a control group in that it rules the treatment of the control group.

TRUE
FALSE

3

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

4

Yes or No, A branch of biology that deals with the transmission and variation of inherited characteristics, in particular chromosomes and DNA is called genetics.

Yes
No

5

True or False, Some transcription factors are located in the distal promoter.

TRUE
FALSE

6

Which of the following is not a transcriptional characteristic of transcription factors?

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

Yes or No, Once the DNA double helix and its associated epigenome have been melted so that the template strand is available for binding, a transcription factor binds to a specific nucleotide sequence to biochemically influence gene transcription.

Yes
No

8

Which of the following are phenomena associated with transcription factors?

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

9

Yes or No, A coactivator is a protein that works with transcription factors to increase the rate of gene transcription.

Yes
No

10

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

TRUE
FALSE

11

Evidence that demonstrates that a model or idea versus a control group is feasible with respect to transcription factors is called a

.

12

True or False, A general transcription factor is a special kind of transcription factor.

TRUE
FALSE


Hypotheses[edit]

  1. Transcription factors are not involved in the transcription of A1BG.

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

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