low-complexity region

low-complexity region

A molecular structural region of biased composition—e.g., omopolymeric runs, short-period repeats, and subtle overrepresentation of one or a few residues.
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On the bottom right, you see QBR (b) both decreasing the data rate during low-complexity regions and increasing the data rate during higher complexity regions.
Objective: Proteins hosting regions highly enriched in one or few amino acids, the so-called Low-Complexity Regions (LCR), are very common in eukaryotes and play crucial roles in biology.