Transcription in Prokaryotes Quiz

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Where does transcription take place in prokaryotes?

In the cytoplasm

What is the function of the Shine-Dalgarno sequence in prokaryotic mRNA?

Facilitates the initiation of protein synthesis

What is the role of RNA polymerase in transcription?

Covers the single-stranded DNA region

Which type of RNA carries amino acids to the ribosome for protein synthesis?

Transfer RNA (tRNA)

What is the rate of RNA polymerase during transcription compared to DNA polymerase during replication?

Slower

Which enzyme is responsible for the binding to the DNA template in prokaryotic RNA polymerase?

Beta' subunit

What is the start point for transcription in prokaryotes?

-10 region

Which subunit of prokaryotic RNA polymerase is responsible for assembly of beta and beta' subunits?

Alpha subunit

What is the role of the sigma factor in prokaryotic RNA polymerase?

Recognizing the correct promoter site

In prokaryotic RNA polymerase, what is the function of the holoenzyme?

Binding to the promoter region with high affinity

Test your knowledge on the expression of genetic information in prokaryotes, including the process of transcription and translation, as well as the classes and structure of prokaryotic RNA.

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