Molecular Genetics of Prokaryotes Problem Set

Problem 11: The effect of high glucose on lac operon expression

Bacteria utilize glucose first, even if other sugars are present, through a mechanism called:

A. operon repression.
B. enzyme repression.
C. catabolite repression
Catabolite repression is mediated by the catabolite regulatory protein and cyclic AMP.
D. gene regulation.
E. glucose utilization.


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