In a transcription process, the RNA polymerase synthesizes a strand that is complementary to the DNA template strand of the transcription unit. And just like the DNA polymerase, it can only synthesize this strand in the 5' to 3' direction.
A template DNA strand contains the sequence 5'- ATG CTG AC -3'. This strand is transcribed __________.
A. in a direction which depends on whether the cell is prokaryotic or eukaryotic.
B. in a direction which depends on the transcription unit.
C. from left to right.
D. from right to left.
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