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Promoter Regions, Genetic MeSH Descriptor Data 2024

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Promoter Regions, Genetic
Tree Number(s)
Unique ID
RDF Unique Identifier
Scope Note
DNA sequences which are recognized (directly or indirectly) and bound by a DNA-dependent RNA polymerase during the initiation of transcription. Highly conserved sequences within the promoter include the Pribnow box in bacteria and the TATA BOX in eukaryotes.
Entry Term(s)
Early Promoters, Genetic
Late Promoters, Genetic
Middle Promoters, Genetic
Promoter Regions
Promoter, Genetic
Promotor Regions
Promotor, Genetic
Pseudopromoter, Genetic
rRNA Promoter
NLM Classification #
QU 470
Previous Indexing
Gene Expression Regulation (1981-1984)
Genes (1966-1967)
Genes, Regulator (1968-1984)
Operon (1969-1985)
Transcription, Genetic (1973-1984)
See Also
Genes, Reporter
Public MeSH Note
2009; see PROMOTER REGIONS GENETICS 1985-2008; for PROMOTER (GENETICS) see OPERON 1980-1984; for rRNA PROMOTER see rRNA OPERON 1990-1998
History Note
2009 (1985); for PROMOTER, GENETIC use OPERON 1980-1984; for rRNA PROMOTER use rRNA OPERON 1990-1998
Date Established
Date of Entry
Revision Date
Promoter Regions, Genetic Preferred
Late Promoters, Genetic Narrower
Middle Promoters, Genetic Narrower
rRNA Promoter Narrower
Promoter, Genetic Narrower
Pseudopromoter, Genetic Narrower
Early Promoters, Genetic Narrower
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