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Module 3

Question:
What is the difference between positive and negative control? What is the difference between inducible and repressible operons?
Answer:
In positive control, the regulatory protein is an activator. In negative control, it is a repressor. In inducible operons, transcription is never taking place and must be turned on. In repressible operons, transcription always takes place and must be turned off.
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Question: What is the difference between positive and negative control? What is the difference between inducible and repressible operons?
Answer: In positive control, the regulatory protein is an activator. In negative control, it is a repressor. In inducible operons, transcription is never taking place and must be turned on. In repressible operons, transcription always takes place and must be turned off.