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Problem: Which of the following statements is NOT correct about the process of transcription? a. Transcription of a given gene typically takes place on only one of the two DNA.b. During transcription, the RNA molecule is synthesized in the 3' to 5'.c. During transcription, the RNA molecule that is synthesized is antiparallel and complementary to the template DNA strand.d. The start site and direction of transcription are determined by a region known as promoter.e. The RNA molecule that is synthesized will have U in place of T.

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Overview of Transcription:


a. Transcription of a given gene typically takes place on only one of the two DNA. → TRUE

Only one strand of the DNA double helix is transcribed at a given time.


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Which of the following statements is NOT correct about the process of transcription? 

a. Transcription of a given gene typically takes place on only one of the two DNA.

b. During transcription, the RNA molecule is synthesized in the 3' to 5'.

c. During transcription, the RNA molecule that is synthesized is antiparallel and complementary to the template DNA strand.

d. The start site and direction of transcription are determined by a region known as promoter.

e. The RNA molecule that is synthesized will have U in place of T.

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