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.
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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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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This miRNA is embedded within the first intron of [beta]-arrestin1 ([beta]arr-1) gene and shares with its host gene the same regulatory sequences [8, 9].
The present paper describes the characterization of the 5' regulatory sequence of ChMT in Crassostrea hongkongensis.
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., 2000; Thomas-Chollier et al., 2008; Defrance et al., 2008), which took above obtained clusters information as an input for finding upstream region, oligo and dyad analysis for M.
Natural haplotypes in the regulatory sequences affect human alcohol dehydrogenase 1C (ADH1C) gene expression.
The people generally possessed two to four copies of the regulatory sequence, in contrast to just one copy for each nonhuman primate.
For example, in the April 7, 2001, issue of Science, researchers report that by comparing one million human DNA bases with a corresponding section of mouse DNA, they have found a regulatory sequence that influences three genes involved in the immune response.
DcCoV UAE-HKU23 and other CoVs in betacoronavirus lineage A possess the same putative transcription regulatory sequence motif, 5'-UCUAAAC-3', at the 3' end of the leader sequence and preceding most ORFs (Table 3; online Technical Appendix Table 1, wwwnc.cdc.gov/EID/article/20/4/131769-Techapp1.pdf) (19,30).
In the new study, Peter Doerner and his colleagues at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, Calif., spliced cyclin1 onto a regulatory sequence of DNA, forcing cyclin1 to make its protein throughout the cell cycle instead of just before cell division.
The TuMV-CP gene was introduced into Chinese cabbage through the pollen-tube pathway using the plasmid vector pBBBast-TuMV-CP (9.79 kb) which included TuMV-CP gene expression regulatory sequence (CaMV 35S promoter OCS terminator) the herbicide resistant Bar gene and other elements.
Expression of the inserted exogenous gene is then controlled by the gene regulatory sequence of the endogenous gene (Clark et al., 2000; Piedrahita, 2000; Denning and Priddle, 2003; Wang and Zhou, 2003).