regulatory sequence


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reg·u·la·to·ry se·quence

any DNA sequence that is responsible for the regulation of gene expression, such as promoters and operators.

regulatory sequence

[reg′yələtôr′ē]
Etymology: L, regula + sequi, to follow
a series of DNA nucleotides that regulate the expression of a gene.

reg·u·la·to·ry se·quence

(reg'yū-lă-tōr-ē sē'kwĕns)
Any DNA sequence that is responsible for the regulation of gene expression, such as promoters and operators.
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The present paper describes the characterization of the 5' regulatory sequence of ChMT in Crassostrea hongkongensis.
This result indicates that when the [beta]-casein gene is knocked-out by gene targeting and a specific foreign gene is inserted in its place, the foreign gene can be expressed by the [beta]-casein gene regulatory sequence.
However, a preceding transcription regulatory sequence, 5'-UCCAAAC-3', can be identified upstream of the envelope protein in DcCoV UAE-HKU23, as in other betacoronavirus A1 members (Table 3; online Technical Appendix Table 1) (19,30).
Further for the analysis of the pattern of regulatory sequence of coexpressed virulence genes, by using RSAT program, first we mine their upstream region, then oligo-analysis and dyad-analysis was performed (van-Helden et al.
Natural haplotypes in the regulatory sequences affect human alcohol dehydrogenase 1C (ADH1C) gene expression.
Remember that Accord was inserted into the regulatory sequence of the Cyp6g1 in resistant fruitflies.
They found that many people now living in Europe and eastern Africa possess three copies of the prodynorphin regulatory sequence, whereas people in India and China usually possess two copies of that sequence.
1991) modified the coding sequences of cryIA(b) to improve its expression in plants by removing only the regulatory sequences (partially optimized) and by substituting rare codons with more preferred codons along with removal of regulatory sequence (fully optimized).
In knock-in heterozygous cells expressing hDAF on the GGTA1 locus using the gene regulatory sequence of the GGTA1 gene, the expression of the GGTA1 gene decreased by half.
spliced cyclin1 onto a regulatory sequence of DNA, forcing cyclin1 to make its protein throughout the cell cycle instead of just before cell division.
In many cases, she says, the mutation of one regulatory sequence of the SHOX gene is sufficient to give rise to the full-blown syndrome.
It allows us now to search for the specific regulatory sequence.