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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Objective: In eukaryotes, untranslated regions located at the 3~ end (3 UTRs) of messenger RNAs (mRNAs) have been proved to be key post-transcriptional regulatory elements controlling almost every single biological process.
The new study is one of the first to show how such regions, called regulatory elements, can influence people's risk of disease.
His goal is to measure the three-dimensional structure to see which regulatory elements physically touch what genes, he said.
The scientists have shown that chromosomes fold in a series of contiguous "yarns" that harbor groups of genes and regulatory elements, bringing them in contact with each other and allowing them to work in a coordinated manner during development.
Scientists have devised a new computational model that can be used to reveal genetic regulatory elements responsible for development of the human heart and maintenance of its function.
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The identification of the repertoire of regulatory elements in a genome is one of the major challenges in modern biology and also important for the study of gene expression and its regulatory machinery.
Battelle Memorial Institute (Richland, WA) has patented isolated gene regulatory elements and gene transcription terminators that are differentially expressed in a native fungus exhibiting a first morphology relative to the native fungus exhibiting a second morphology.
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This, in turn, could lead to the identification of genetic contributors to human illnesses and the discovery of key regulatory elements in the human genome.
Sifting through the latter, so-called junk, DNA for the genes and regulatory elements has been a formidable challenge.

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