Common limit on distance of cis-regulatory element away from the transcription start site

Range ~800 base pairs
Organism Budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Reference Turner JJ, Ewald JC, Skotheim JM. Cell size control in yeast. Curr Biol. 2012 May 8 22(9):R350-9. p.R350 left column 2nd paragraphPubMed ID22575477
Primary Source Dobi KC, Winston F. Analysis of transcriptional activation at a distance in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Mol Cell Biol. 2007 Aug27(15):5575-86PubMed ID17526727
Comments "...whereas metazoan cis regulatory elements are found thousands of base pairs away from the transcription start site, yeast elements are limited to ~800 base pairs upstream [primary source]."
Entered by Uri M
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