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Related to TATA box: CAAT box
a highly conserved bacterial DNA sequence found about 25 bp upstream from the transcription start site of genes, usually flanked by GC-rich sequences; binding site of transcription factors but not RNA polymerase.
Hogness boxa short CONSENSUS SEQUENCE generally to be found in the PROMOTOR in EUKARYOTES. The sequence consists of seven or eight NUCLEOTIDES: 5′-TATA(A/T)A(A/T)-3′. It is located about 25 to 30 base pairs UPSTREAM of the start of the TRANSCRIPTION site and serves as a binding site for RNA POLYMERASE. It is similar to the PRIBNOW BOX in PROKARYOTES.
a eukaryotic DNA sequence usually TATAAATA, similar to the Pribnow box of Escherichia coli, occurring in the promoter region 25 to 35 bases upstream from the transcriptional start site that binds the general transcription factor TFIID which begins the formation of the transcription initiation complex which includes RNA polymerase.