What Is Gene Expression? - Regulation, Analysis & Definition


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What does a transcription factor do?

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1. What is the name of the DNA sequence to which transcription factors bind?

2. Transcription factors that are activators do what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are several decisive factors that influence the development of living cells. Use this quiz/worksheet combo to test your understanding of the importance of gene expression in this process.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • RNA and DNA
  • Transcription
  • Activators and Repressors

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms and phrases, such as initiation point and gene products
  • Distinguishing differences - differentiate between RNA and DNA
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of transcription factors to answer questions about gene expression

Additional Learning

To learn more about genetics, review the accompanying lesson titled What Is Expression? - Regulation, Analysis & Definition. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Explain how living cells utilize genetic material
  • Discuss how genes are turned on and off in cell development
  • Understand how scientists analyze gene expression