Transcription Initiation Site

Known as: Transcription Start Sites, Site, Transcription Initiation, Sites, Transcription Initiation 
The first nucleotide of a transcribed DNA sequence where RNA polymerase (DNA-DIRECTED RNA POLYMERASE) begins synthesizing the RNA transcript.
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2013
Highly Cited
2013
Eukaryotic transcription initiation requires the assembly of general transcription factors into a pre-initiation complex that… (More)
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
Enzymes catalysing the methylation of the 5-position of cytosine (mC) have essential roles in regulating gene expression and… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Genomic mapping of DNA replication origins (ORIs) in mammals provides a powerful means for understanding the regulatory… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
It has been reported that relatively short RNAs of heterogeneous sizes are derived from sequences near the promoters of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Genome-wide detection of transcription start sites (TSSs) has revealed that RNA Polymerase II transcription initiates at millions… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The completion of the human genome sequence has made possible genome-wide studies of retroviral DNA integration. Here we report… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Almost 1-2% of the human genome is located within 500 bp of either side of a transcription initiation site, whereas a far larger… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Mammalian circadian clocks consist of complex integrated feedback loops that cannot be elucidated without comprehensive… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF) is a very potent angiogenic agent that has a central role in normal physiological… (More)
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1983
Highly Cited
1983
Fractionation of HeLa cell extracts reveals the presence of a promoter-specific transcription factor, Sp 1, which activates a… (More)
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