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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However, many such regulatory elements were found to be missing in seahorses, including those responsible for the development of the skeleton in vertebrates.
In the new study scientists mapped the regulatory elements that orchestrate gene activity in the cells of the pancreas that produce insulin, a hormone that regulates blood sugar.
The varieties were compared by using the information concerning the presence of regulatory elements in each variety, their copy number and proposed functions of these regulatory elements.
We now have a much richer picture of the genome, where we can see genes, and we can set lots and lots of these regulatory elements.
A potential way to help patients is to find compounds that will clear the abnormal methyl groups from the regulatory elements and reactivate normal gene expression.
A group of genes belonging to the same yarn will therefore be likely to contact a similar set of regulatory elements, and this can result in the coordinated activity of these genes during development.
Regulatory elements are short sequences of DNA (5-20 bp in length) that determine the timing, location and level of gene expression (Dominic et al.
Researchers might use the technique to find regulatory elements that could make a chicken look like a dinosaur or an elephant look like a mammoth, he says.
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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.
a leading provider of products for studying regulatory elements in the human genome, today announced the launch of a unique product line for studying the activity of miRNAs in living cells.
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.

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