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Problem: Complete the sentence. Histone proteins _____a) increase the transcription rate for a particular gene. b) stabilize condensed chromosomal DNA during transcription. c) bind tightly to DNA and strengthen hydrogen bonds between bases. d) regulate gene expression by reducing the rate of transcription.

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Histone Proteins: binds with DNA and used to form chromatin for DNA packaging

: binding of DNA with histone proteins prevent gene expression

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Complete the sentence. Histone proteins _____

a) increase the transcription rate for a particular gene. 

b) stabilize condensed chromosomal DNA during transcription. 

c) bind tightly to DNA and strengthen hydrogen bonds between bases. 

d) regulate gene expression by reducing the rate of transcription.

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