The Cauliflower Mosaic Virus 35S Promoter: Combinatorial Regulation of Transcription in Plants

@article{Benfey1990TheCM,
  title={The Cauliflower Mosaic Virus 35S Promoter: Combinatorial Regulation of Transcription in Plants},
  author={Philip N. Benfey and Nam‐Hai Chua},
  journal={Science},
  year={1990},
  volume={250},
  pages={959 - 966}
}
Appropriate regulation of transcription in higher plants requires specific cis elements in the regulatory regions of genes and their corresponding trans-acting proteins. Analysis of the cauliflower mosaic virus (CaMV) 35S promoter has contributed to the understanding of transcriptional regulatory mechanisms. The intact 35S promoter confers constitutive expression upon heterologous genes in most plants. Dissection into subdomains that are able to confer tissue-specific gene expression has… 

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