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Glucorticoid-responsive element is ______ promoter from ______ of mouse mammory tumour virus (MMTV).

(a) inducible, short terminal repeat region

(b) inducible, long terminal repeat region

(c) constitutive, short terminal repeat region

(d) constitutive, long terminal repeat region

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The correct option is (b) inducible, long terminal repeat region

To explain: Glucorticoid-responsive element is an inducible promoter from the long terminal repeat region of MMTV. Promoters are basically of two types constitutive and inducible.

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