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Transcription Factors

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1Transcription is carried out by the enzyme
A)DNA polymerase.
B)RNA polymerase.
C)RNAse.
D)topoisomerase.
E)reverse transcriptase.



2Which of the following statement(s) about basal transcription factors is(are) TRUE?
A)they are essential for transcription
B)they cannot increase the rate of transcription by themselves
C)they can decrease the rate of transcription by themselves
D)A and B
E)A, B and C



3The assembly of transcription factors begins
A)upstream from the transcription start site.
B)downstream from the transcription start site.
C)upstream from the translation start site.
D)downstream from the translation start site.
E)downstream from the translation stop site.



4Eukaryotic transcription factors include activators and coactivators.
A)True
B)False



5The various transcription factors bind to the promoter.
A)True
B)False







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