Promoting developmental transcription.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Animal growth and development depend on the precise control of gene expression at the level of transcription. A central role in the regulation of developmental transcription is attributed to transcription factors that bind DNA enhancer elements, which are often located far from gene transcription start sites. Here, we review recent studies that have uncovered significant regulatory functions in developmental transcription for the TFIID basal transcription factors and for the DNA core promoter elements that are located close to transcription start sites.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Ohler, U; Wassarman, DA

Published Date

  • January 2010

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 137 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 15 - 26

PubMed ID

  • 20023156

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC2796937

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1477-9129

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1242/dev.035493


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England