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Genetics From Genes to Genomes Study Set 1

Biology

Quiz 17 :

Gene Regulation in Eukaryotes

Quiz 17 :

Gene Regulation in Eukaryotes

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Which is true of enhancer DNA sequences? (Select all that apply. )
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C, D, E

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Where do mutations that alter the amount of protein synthesized from a reporter construct occur most often?
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B

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What is the term for a cis-acting DNA sequence that may function at a distance from the gene they are regulating?
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C

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What is a transcription factor that associates with an enhancer and causes an increase in initiation of transcription?
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What is the name of the cis-acting DNA sequence at which the transcriptional initiation complex forms?
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A putative regulatory sequence is fused to an enhancerless GFP gene in a reporter construct and that construct is then used to generate a transgenic organism.If the putative regulatory sequence contains an enhancer that binds with an eye-specific combination of activators, how will the transgenic organism look?
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What is the term for transcription factors that decrease transcriptional activity?
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What is the primary function of basal transcription factors?
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DNA sequences that are binding sites for transcription factors are called
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A protein with a zinc-finger domain most likely has what type of activity?
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Which of these types of gene regulation occurs earliest in the process of gene expression?
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Trans-acting proteins that influence transcription are generally referred to as
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Two identical Jun polypeptides associate with each other via their leucine zippers to form an active transcription factor.What is the transcription factor called?
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The leucine zipper motif functions to
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What do the promoters of nearly all eukaryotic genes contain?
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Transcription in prokaryotes and eukaryotes is similar in that
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Which is a type of DNA-binding domain found in transcription factors?
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What describes a situation in which an allele's expression depends on the parent from which it was inherited?
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What is a trans-acting factor that increases transcription above the basal rate called?
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A trans-acting factor functions by
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