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5' flanking region
The 5' flanking region is a region of DNA that is adjacent to the 5' end of the gene. The 5' flanking region contains the promoter, and may contain enhancers or other protein binding sites. It is the region of DNA that is not transcribed into RNA.
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5' Flanking Region
The region of DNA which borders the 5' end of a transcription unit and where a variety of regulatory sequences are located.
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