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Problem: What role do insulator sequences play in the regulation of eukaryotic transcription? A. They block communication between enhancers and nontargeted promotersB. They block binding of transcription factors to cis-acting promoter elementsC. They block binding of transcription repressors to cis-acting promoter elementsD. They block binding of transcription factors to enhancersE. They block binding of transcription factors to silencers

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Insulator: cis-regulatory DNA sequence that controls which regions are transcriptionally active

: controls looping and nucleosome modifications for euchromatin


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What role do insulator sequences play in the regulation of eukaryotic transcription? 

A. They block communication between enhancers and nontargeted promoters

B. They block binding of transcription factors to cis-acting promoter elements

C. They block binding of transcription repressors to cis-acting promoter elements

D. They block binding of transcription factors to enhancers

E. They block binding of transcription factors to silencers

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