Mean information content (number of base pairs) in transcription factor sequence

Value 13.8 Bp
Organism Budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Reference Wunderlich Z, Mirny LA. Different gene regulation strategies revealed by analysis of binding motifs. Trends Genet. 2009 Oct25(10):434-40. p.436 right column 2nd paragraphPubMed ID19815308
Comments Yeast TF motifs have a mean information content of I=13.8 bits, which is below the required Imin~24 bits (BNID 106185), but represents a smaller information deficiency (Imin–I~10 bits) than that of the multicellular eukaryotes (Imin–I~18 bits).
Entered by Uri M
ID 106186