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Examples of operons

Inducible operon- no usually transcribed and need to be activated by inducers. (Normally is off).

Lactose operon: Inducer is lactose, inactivates the repressor.

Repressible operon- transcribed continually until deactivated by repressors.

Tryptophan operon: tryptophan acts as a corepressor, combines with a repressor to block the operator.

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