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Cis-regulatory elements (promotors)

  1. Nov 16, 2003 #1

    Monique

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    I am trying to gain insight in the transcriptional regulation of a few genes, but I am unsure what is meant with cis-regulatory elements and how they are different from trans-regulatory elements?
     
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  3. Nov 16, 2003 #2

    Monique

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    ah, wait, is it so that cis-regulatory are elements in the DNA, while trans would be elements that bind to the DNA?

    So cis would then be TGACTCA consensus sequence and trans would be the transcription factor AP-1 that binds to it..
     
  4. Nov 16, 2003 #3

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    http://www-fgg.eur.nl/medbib/EUR-diss/Tolhuis_B/20.pdf
     
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