Eukaryotic Gene Expression Problem Set

Problem 2: Features of eukaryotic mRNAs

Which of the following is NOT a feature of eukaryotic gene expression?
A. polycistronic mRNAs are very rare
B. many genes are interrupted by noncoding DNA sequences
C. RNA synthesis and protein synthesis are coupled as in prokaryotes
D. mRNA is often extensively modified before translation
E. multiple copies of nuclear genes, and pseudogenes can occur

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