Matrix Attachment Regions

Known as: SAR Element, Matrix Attached Regions, Matrix-Attached Region 
Regions of the CHROMATIN or DNA that bind to the NUCLEAR MATRIX. They are found in INTERGENIC DNA, especially flanking the 5' ends of genes or… (More)
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2001
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2001
The TRANSFAC database on transcription factors and their DNA-binding sites and profiles (http://www.gene-regulation.de/) has been… (More)
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2000
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2000
TRANSFAC is a database on transcription factors, their genomic binding sites and DNA-binding profiles (http://transfac.gbf.de… (More)
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1997
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1997
Transcription of the variable region of the rearranged immunoglobulin μ gene is dependent on an enhancer sequence situated within… (More)
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1997
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1997
S/MARs are DNA elements 300 to several thousand base-pairs long, which are operationally defined by their affinity for the… (More)
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1997
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1997
The potentiation and subsequent initiation of transcription are complex biological phenomena. The region of attachment of the… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
DNA sequences called matrix attachment regions (MARs) or scaffold attachment regions (SARs) have recently attracted much… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
Chromatin in eukaryotic nuclei is thought to be partitioned into functional loop domains that are generated by the binding of… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
Eukaryotic chromatin is organized into topologically constrained loops that are attached to the nuclear matrix. The regions of… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
Matrix attachment regions (MARs) are thought to separate chromatin into topologically constrained loop domains. A MAR located 5… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
The matrix attachment regions of the chicken lysozyme domain were studied in an in vitro DNA binding assay by incubating oviduct… (More)
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