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cis-active

[‚sis ′ak·tiv]
(cell and molecular biology)
Describing a genetic element (such as a promoter or other regulatory locus) that promotes or suppresses two unrelated targets (such as genes) on the same chromosome as a result of their relative positions on the chromosome.
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The results indicated that different cis-acting elements are responsible for the different expression patterns under conditions of normal or low temperature.
The cis-acting element is necessary for cold-regulated gene expression.
The 5'-region of Arabidopsis thaliana COR15a has cis-acting elements that confer cold-, drought- and ABA-regulated gene expression.
If candidate A associates with candidate B in a yeast strain employed for screening, this two-hybrid has all the function of an active transcription factor that enhances transcription of the reporter gene constitutively via binding to its cis-acting element, called the GAL4 binding site.
1992 A 22 bp cis-acting element is necessary and sufficient for the induction of the yeast KAR2 (BiP gene by unfolded proteins.
1998 Identification of the cis-acting endoplasmic reticulum stress response element responsible for transcriptional induction of mammalian glucose-regulated proteins; involvement of basic-leucine zipper transcription factors.
TPA responsive element as a common cis-acting element for mechanical and chemical stimuli.
Cis-acting regulatory elements analysis indicated a widely distribution of light-responsive motifs (e.
In addition, transcript detection and cis-acting regulatory elements analysis suggested a light-inducible character for soybean PTOX.
Plant cis-acting regulatory DNA elements (PLACE) database.
Differential combinatorial interactions of cis-acting elements recognized by R2R3-MYB, BZIP and BHLH factors control light- responsive and tissue-specific activation of phenylpropanoid biosynthesis genes.
Requirement of a CCGAC cis-acting element for cold induction of the BN115 gene from winter Brassica napus.