Enhancer Organization: Transistor with a Twist or Something in a Different Vein?

Jeremiah J. Zartman, Stanislav Y. Shvartsman

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Abstract

A specific group of enhancers that act in the early Drosophila embryo have a highly conserved arrangement of transcription factor binding sites. Computational modeling of these enhancers suggests interesting parallels with electronic transistors and optical image processors.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R1048-R1050
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume17
Issue number24
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 18 2007

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

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