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Transcription Factors: Definition, Types & Roles

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At their most basic, what are transcription factors?

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1. What is generally responsible for the actual action of transcription?

2. Which kind of transcription factors initiate the process of transcription?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In order to understand much of what goes on inside the nucleus of a cell, you must also understand DNA transcription and the factors at work in this process. This worksheet/quiz combination tests you on what transcription factors are, where they principally bind, which ones are primarily responsible for the process, which ones initiate it and more.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will test you on:

  • The definition of transcription factor
  • Which factor begins the transcription process
  • What factor actually carries it out
  • Where general transcriptors normally bind

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of DNA transcription to correctly explain what a transcription factor is
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read and correctly interpret information about true vs. untrue statements concerning general and specific transcription factors
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding which transcription factors begin and carry out the transcription process

Additional Learning

Study the lesson titled Transcription Factors: Definition, Types & Roles for more information. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand general and specific transcription factors
  • Identify the enzymes involved in the process
  • Explain how DNA transcription takes place
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