promoter sequence


promoter sequence
See: promoter (1).

Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

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  • Sequence promoteur — Séquence promoteur Une séquence promotrice est une région située à proximité d un gène et indispensable à la transcription, sur laquelle se fixe l ARN polymérase. Les séquences promotrices peuvent être situées en aval du site d initiation de la… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Séquence promoteur — Une séquence promotrice est une région située à proximité d un gène et indispensable à la transcription, sur laquelle se fixe l ARN polymérase. Les séquences promotrices peuvent être situées en aval du site d initiation de la transcription, et… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Séquence promotrice — Séquence promoteur Une séquence promotrice est une région située à proximité d un gène et indispensable à la transcription, sur laquelle se fixe l ARN polymérase. Les séquences promotrices peuvent être situées en aval du site d initiation de la… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • promoter — A region of DNA to which RNA polymerase binds before initiating the transcription of DNA into RNA. The nucleotide at which transcription starts is designated +1 and nucleotides are numbered from this with negative numbers indicating upstream… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • promoter — 1. A short DNA sequence, usually upstream of (5 to) the relevant coding sequence, to which RNA polymerase binds before initiating transcription. This binding aligns the RNA polymerase so that transcription will initiate at a specific site. The… …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • promoter — /preuh moh teuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that promotes, furthers, or encourages. 2. a person who initiates or takes part in the organizing of a company, development of a project, etc. 3. a person who organizes and provides financial backing for …   Universalium

  • Promoter — In molecular biology, a site on DNA to which the enzyme RNA polymerase can bind and initiate the transcription of DNA into RNA. * * * 1. In chemistry, a substance that increases the activity of a catalyst. 2. In molecular biology, a DNA sequence… …   Medical dictionary

  • promoter — pro•mot•er [[t]prəˈmoʊ tər[/t]] n. 1) one that promotes, furthers, or encourages 2) a person who initiates or takes part in the organizing of a company, development of a project, etc 3) a person who organizes and finances a sporting event or… …   From formal English to slang