If you were to create a drug that recognized and bound irreversibly to the promoter region of a specific gene, thereby blocking it, what effect would you expect that drug to have?

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    Both transcription and, eventually, translation of the gene would halt.
    Only translation of the gene would halt.
    There would be no effect on the gene.
    Only transcription of that gene would halt.

asked May 30, 2013 in Biology by anonymous
    

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Both transcription and, eventually, translation of the gene would halt.
answered May 31, 2013 by Bioshare ~Top Expert~ (34,070 points)

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