Biologists believe that they have found one of the substances that tell individual genes both when to become active and when to remain quiescent in the earliest phases of an embryo’s development.
(A) tell individual genes both when to become active and when to remain
(B) tell individual genes both at which time they should become active or should remain
(C) tells individual genes both when to become active or remain
(D) tells individual genes both when to become active or when to remain
(E) will tell an individual gene both about when it should become active and remain
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A,B- Out (Sub-Verb Agreement Wrong) one of the substances ...tell
C,D out .. both..or wrong construction
E -- left.. E sounds not great!!!
... Am I missing something?
But I have to pick one of them.. .... that is E.
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