SAT II Biology E : Transcription

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for SAT II Biology E

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Transcription

At what point does transcription occur in relation to gene expression?

Possible Answers:

Transcription is a process that only occurs in eukaryotes

It is the last step in this process

It is the step following translation

It is the first step

Transcription is unrelated to gene expression

Correct answer:

It is the first step

Explanation:

Transcription is the first process of gene expression and happens before translation.

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