terminator sequence


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terminator sequence

In genetics, a specific series of nucleotides that instructs a cell to stop transcribing a gene.
See also: sequence
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The authors also used a multiple linear regression model to build up a predictive tool for transcriptional termination given the terminator sequence, using a set of features identified via stepwise regression, but the resulting predictor gave poor performance on the 54 terminators used (r = 0.61 after cross-validation).