Inducible Operon: turned on in the presence of the metabolite (ex. lac operon is turned on in the presence of lactose)
An operon is a group of genes under the control of a single promoter. Match each type of operon with the descriptions below.
• Under default conditions, transcription is inhibited.
• Transcription stops when the repressor gene product is activated.
• Transcription occurs regardless of environmental conditions.
• Sufficient amounts of the gene product inhibit further transcription.
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