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Locus Control Region MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Locus Control Region
Tree Number(s)
G02.111.570.080.689.450
G05.360.080.689.450
G05.360.340.024.380.249
Unique ID
D019901
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019901
Scope Note
A regulatory region first identified in the human beta-globin locus but subsequently found in other loci. The region is believed to regulate GENETIC TRANSCRIPTION by opening and remodeling CHROMATIN structure. It may also have enhancer activity.
Public MeSH Note
98
History Note
98
Date Established
1998/01/01
Date of Entry
1997/06/20
Revision Date
2009/07/14
Locus Control Region Preferred
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