TATA box

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TATA box

[′tä‚tä ‚bäks or ¦tē¦ā¦tē′ā ‚bäks]
(genetics)
In eukaryotes, a short sequence of base pairs that is rich in adenine (A) and thymidine (T) residues and located about 25-30 nucleotides upstream of the transcriptional initiation site.
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