Biochemistry – MCQ 75 – Segment of eukaryotic gene not represented in mature mRNA

A segment of a eukaryotic gene that is not represented in the mature messenger RNA is known as:
A. Intron
B. Exon
C. Plasmid
D. TATA box

Correct answer : A. Intron

Introns are the intervening sequences, Exons are the expressed sequences.

Tip for easy recollection : ‘Introns are idiots’.

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