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The specific sequence of nucleotides in the DNA to which the RNA polymerase binds is the
The placement of the amino acid during translation is determined by the
complementarity of the codon-anticodon
Gene regulation may entail
Turning on genes only when needed
Turning off genes when not needed
Turning on or off entire groups of genes
The set of genes in bacteria that are linked together and transcribed as a single unit is referred to as an
The molecules that bind to a repressor and cause it to no longer bind to the operator are called
Why is it a good idea for a bacterial cell to be able to utilize glucose FIRST as an energy source (until it's used up, THEN switch to lactose?
Glucose is an easier compound to break down and obtain energy from than lactose & it's about conservation of energy-why expend the energy to make the extra enzymes for breaking down lactose when glucose is right there and doesn't need to extra enzymes for breakdown.
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