enhancer sequence


Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

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  • Enhancer (genetics) — In genetics, an enhancer is a short region of DNA that can be bound with proteins (namely, the trans acting factors, much like a set of transcription factors) to enhance transcription levels of genes (hence the name) in a gene cluster. While… …   Wikipedia

  • enhancer — 1. A substance or object that increases a chemical activity or a physiological process. 2. A eukaryotic DNA sequence (also found in some eukaryotic viruses) which increases the transcription of a gene. Located up to several kbp, usually (but not… …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • Séquence enhancer — Une séquence enhancer est une région d ADN qui peut fixer des protéines pour stimuler la transcription de gène. Le gène et la séquence enhancer ne sont pas forcément proches l un de l autre et peuvent même être sur deux chromosomes différents… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Enhancer trap — In essence, enhancer traps are transgenic constructions by the fusing of two proteins that are inserted into the genome for the identification of enhancers. Its structure contains a mobile element (necessary for random insertion in the genome)… …   Wikipedia

  • Enhancer — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. En anglais : quelque chose qui rehausse, qui améliore Enhancer, processeur audio Enhancer, groupe de neo metal français Amplificateur, séquence… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • enhancer — en·hanc·er in han(t) sər, en n a nucleotide sequence that increases the rate of genetic transcription by increasing the activity of the nearest promoter on the same DNA molecule * * * en·hanc·er (en hansґər) 1. something that promotes or… …   Medical dictionary

  • enhancer — noun Date: 14th century 1. one that enhances 2. a nucleotide sequence that increases the rate of genetic transcription by preferentially increasing the activity of the nearest promoter on the same DNA molecule …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Myocyte-specific enhancer factor 2A — Myocyte enhancer factor 2A PDB rendering based on 1c7u …   Wikipedia

  • Lymphoid enhancer-binding factor 1 — Lymphoid enhancer binding factor 1, also known as LEF1, is a human gene. PBB Summary section title = summary text = Lymphoid enhancer binding factor 1 (LEF1) is a 48 kD nuclear protein that is expressed in pre B and T cells. It binds to a… …   Wikipedia

  • Ccaat-enhancer-binding proteins — (or C/EBPs) are a family of transcription factors that are composed of six members C/EBP α to C/EBP ζ. They promote the expression of certain proteins through interaction with DNA.C/EBP proteins interact with the CCAAT (cytidine cytidine… …   Wikipedia

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