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What is an mRNA binding site on the DNA called?

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ttt12 | Student, Grade 11 | eNoter

Posted February 9, 2009 at 8:19 AM via web

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What is an mRNA binding site on the DNA called?

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holsa | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Adjunct Educator

Posted February 9, 2009 at 10:09 AM (Answer #1)

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RNA polymerase initially binds to an RNA polymerase recognition site on an area of the DNA called the promoter region. It then moves to a binding site consisting of a sequence of seven bases, which never differs by more than two bases from the following sequence: 5' TATPuATG.

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lif4syns | Student, Undergraduate | Salutatorian

Posted March 6, 2009 at 10:15 AM (Answer #2)

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why should an mRNA bind to a DNA

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