Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1-25918-813-2
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Chapter 16 - Control of Gene Expression - Review Questions - Understand: 1

Answer

C.

Work Step by Step

Prokaryotes organize their genes into sets called operons and control gene expression by transcribing or not transcribing the whole operon (C.)., not by acting later at translation (B.). A. is wrong because it refers to processes which only occur in eukaryotes, not prokaryotes, and D. can be excluded since A. is wrong.
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