Gene Regulation: Definition & Overview


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What is the effect of gene regulation?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a way to regulate transcription?

2. What binds to mRNA and makes it unable to be bound by ribosomes?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Gene regulation is key concept in the study of genetics which you can test yourself on through these questions on what it involves and related genetic principles.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You need to know the effects, functions and genetic components of:

  • Gene regulation
  • Regulating transcription
  • mRNA

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - ensure you can differentiate between genetic components that can and cannot contribute to transcription regulation
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the effect of gene regulation and the functions and components of mRNA
  • Reading comprehension - ensure you can identify genetic regions based on location

Additional Learning

For more detail on this topic, refer to the lesson titled Gene Regulation: Definition & Overview, which will also help you meet these objectives:

  • Know the five ways that RNA polymerase can be affected
  • Name the function of post-transcriptional regulation
  • Recall the process of translation regulation and post-translational modification
  • Understand the significance of mRNA degradation regulation