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How is Prokaryotic Transcription Process Different in Eukaryotes? - Biology

How is Prokaryotic Transcription process different in eukaryotes?

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Differences between prokaryotic and eukaryotic transcription:

Prokaryotic Transcription Eukaryotic Transcription
1. It occurs in the cytoplasm 1. It occurs in the nucleus.
2. There is no specific period for prokaryotic transcription to occur. 2. It occurs in the G1 and G2 phases.
3. Products of transcription become effective in situ. 3. Transcription products come out of the nucleus for functioning in the cytoplasm.
4. mRNA is generally polycistronic 4. mRNA is generally monocistronic.
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