Transcription Factor Binding Site: Prediction & Concept

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What is a transcription factor binding site?

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1. What are the 3 parts of a promoter?

2. Which region of a promoter binds a TF?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Understanding transcription factors is an important part of understanding the structure and function of DNA. This quiz/worksheet combo will assess your knowledge of the transcription factor binding site, including what it is, the three parts of the promoter, and the purpose of an enhancer.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments focus on these topics:

  • Understanding an 'in silico' search
  • What an enhancer is
  • What region of a promoter binds a transcription factor

Skills Practiced

You can also practice these skills in this quiz & worksheet:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related transcription factor lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as enhancer and transcription factor binding site
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about transcription factor binding sites

Additional Learning

Reviewing the lesson called Transcription Factor Binding Site: Prediction & Concept will give you access to more information on transcription factors. As such, this lesson covers these learning objectives:

  • Explaining the process for transcription factor binding
  • Outlining the steps in identifying a transcription factor binding site
  • Discussing the importance of transcription factors
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