Canonical promoter length of sigma 70 heat shock protein gene

Value 60 bp
Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference Huerta AM, Francino MP, Morett E, Collado-Vides J. Selection for unequal densities of sigma70 promoter-like signals in different regions of large bacterial genomes. PLoS Genet. 2006 Nov 102(11):e185PubMed ID17096598
Comments The canonical model of the s70 promoter is defined as a simple pair of hexamers, positioned at -35 and -10 base pairs (bp) from the transcription start (+1), with respective consensus sequences TTGACA and TATAAT, and separated by a spacer of 15 to 21 bp
Entered by Uri M
ID 104339