Tryptophan Operon and Attenuation Video Lessons

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Problem: 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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Inducible Operon: turned on in the presence of the metabolite (ex. lac operon is turned on in the presence of lactose)

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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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