SAT II Biology E : Transcription

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

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Example Questions

Example Question #41 : Sat Subject Test In Biology

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

Possible Answers:

It is the first step

Transcription is unrelated to gene expression

Transcription is a process that only occurs in eukaryotes

It is the last step in this process

It is the step following translation

Correct answer:

It is the first step

Explanation:

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

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