Ch 22: Gene Structure & Regulation

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This chapter is filled with helpful study resources designed to make your preparations for a test covering gene structure and regulation quick and effective. Short and engaging lessons improve your comprehension of this subject, and short quizzes test your understanding.

Gene Structure & Regulation - Chapter Summary

Instructors in this chapter have developed fun lessons you can use to strengthen your knowledge of gene structure and regulation. Use this chapter to study topics that include the regulation of gene expression and the RNA processing in a eukaryotic cell. When finished, you will be ready to do the following:

  • Describe the functional differences of structural and regulatory genes
  • Explain how repression and induction are used to regulate gene expression
  • Discuss the splicing of introns and exons as it relates to RNA processing in a eukaryotic cell
  • Detail how transcription in a prokaryotic cell is controlled by an operon

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