Definitions for e-box elements
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word e-box elements
U.S. National Library of Medicine
DNA locations with the consensus sequence CANNTG. ENHANCER ELEMENTS may contain multiple copies of this element. E-boxes play a regulatory role in the control of transcription. They bind with basic helix-loop-helix (bHLH) type TRANSCRIPTION FACTORS. Binding specificity is determined by the specific bHLH heterodimer or homodimer combination and by the specific nucleotides at the 3rd and 4th position of the E-box sequence.
Find a translation for the e-box elements definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these e-box elements definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"e-box elements." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 27 Feb. 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/e-box elements>.