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Ashutosh Kumar behera Asked a Question
August 29, 2020 2:32 pmpts 30 pts
The lac repressor binds it operator with a Ka= 10-1 M. In a strain of E. coli, the intracellular repressor concentration is 10-12 M. Induction of the lac operon in this strain (a) requires lactose does not require lactose (b) (c) requires glucose (d) requires both glucose and lactose
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  • Abhijeet Gaurav thankyou
    Answer is (B). Lactose is required. Repressor molecule will bind to operator site. So to remove repressor lactose is required.
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