Compare and contrast promoters and enhancers with respect to their location (upstream versus downstream), orientation, and distance (in base pairs) relative to a gene they regulate.

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Part A

promoter sequence is likely to be:

Check all that apply.

 

 

Part B

enhancer sequence is likely to be:

Check all that apply.

 

 

asked Nov 23, 2012 in Genetics by GeneX ~Top Expert~ (7,947 points)
    

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Part A

located within a few dozens nucleotides of the gene it controls

orientation dependent

located upstream of the gene it controls

 

Part B

located downstream of the gene it controls

located either nearby or at great distance from the gene it controls

orientation independent

located upstream of the gene it controls

answered Nov 23, 2012 by GeneX ~Top Expert~ (7,947 points)

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