How does the antibiotic rifampicin affect bacterial RNA synthesis?

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Rifampicin inhibits RNA synthesis by preventing termination of the RNA chain.

Rifampicin inhibits RNA synthesis by disrupting the promoter region of mRNA, thereby preventing translation of the proteins.

Rifampicin inhibits RNA synthesis by preventing elongation of the RNA chain.

Rifampicin inhibits RNA synthesis by preventing formation of the first phosphodiester bond in the RNA chain.

 

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Rifampicin inhibits RNA synthesis by preventing formation of the first phosphodiester bond in the RNA chain.
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