Operon: group of genes with a single regulatory region
What best defines an operon?
A. a group of bacterial genes that metabolizes lactose
B. a group of bacterial genes that metabolizes any substrate
C. a group of bacterial genes that performs a related function
D. a group of bacterial genes that are transcribed together on the same mRNA
E. All of the above.
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