Gene transcriptions/Boxes/Pribnow

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"Although the first five bases of the conserved sequence are identical to the first five bases of the Pribnow box (TATAA), the sixth base of the Pribnow box is a 100 per cent conserved T (refs 15-17) while the 100 per cent conserved A found here is actually more similar to eukaryotic promoter sequences20."[1]

"Two domains upstream of the start site of transcription have been identified for which a consensus sequence has been formulated(1-5). These domains are the -35 sequence (5'-T-T-G-A-C-A) and the Pribnow box (5'-T-A-T-A-A-T) in the -10 region. Both domains are in close contact with the RNA polymerase during initiation of RNAsynthesis (2,6)."[2]

Samplings[edit]

For the Basic programs (starting with SuccessablesPrib.bas) written to compare nucleotide sequences with the sequences on either the template strand (-), or coding strand (+), of the DNA, in the negative direction (-), or the positive direction (+), the programs are, are looking for, and found:

  1. negative strand in the negative direction (from ZSCAN22 to A1BG) is SuccessablesPrib--.bas, looking for 3'-TATAAT-5', 2, 3'-TATAAT-5', 3454, 3'-TATAAT-5', 3468,
  2. negative strand in the positive direction (from ZNF497 to A1BG) is SuccessablesPrib-+.bas, looking for 3'-TATAAT-5', 1, 3'-TATAAT-5', 729,
  3. positive strand in the negative direction is SuccessablesPrib+-.bas, looking for 3'-TATAAT-5', 0,
  4. positive strand in the positive direction is SuccessablesPrib++.bas, looking for 3'-TATAAT-5', 0,
  5. complement, negative strand, negative direction is SuccessablesPribc--.bas, looking for 3'-ATATTA-5', 0,
  6. complement, negative strand, positive direction is SuccessablesPribc-+.bas, looking for 3'-ATATTA-5', 0,
  7. complement, positive strand, negative direction is SuccessablesPribc+-.bas, looking for 3'-ATATTA-5', 2, 3'-ATATTA-5', 3454, 3'-ATATTA-5', 3468,
  8. complement, positive strand, positive direction is SuccessablesPribc++.bas, looking for 3'-ATATTA-5', 1, 3'-ATATTA-5', 729,
  9. inverse complement, negative strand, negative direction is SuccessablesPribci--.bas, looking for 3'-ATTATA-5', 2, 3'-ATTATA-5', 272, 3'-ATTATA-5', 603,
  10. inverse complement, negative strand, positive direction is SuccessablesPribci-+.bas, looking for 3'-ATTATA-5', 1, 3'-ATTATA-5', 727,
  11. inverse complement, positive strand, negative direction is SuccessablesPribci+-.bas, looking for 3'-ATTATA-5', 0,
  12. inverse complement, positive strand, positive direction is SuccessablesPribci++.bas, looking for 3'-ATTATA-5', 0,
  13. inverse, negative strand, negative direction, is SuccessablesPribi--.bas, looking for 3'-TAATAT-5', 0,
  14. inverse, negative strand, positive direction, is SuccessablesPribi-+.bas, looking for 3'-TAATAT-5', 0,
  15. inverse, positive strand, negative direction, is SuccessablesPribi+-.bas, looking for 3'-TAATAT-5', 2, 3'-TAATAT-5', 272, 3'-TAATAT-5', 603,
  16. inverse, positive strand, positive direction, is SuccessablesPribi++.bas, looking for 3'-TAATAT-5', 1, 3'-TAATAT-5', 727.

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References[edit]

  1. Alan C. Christensen & Elton T. Young (23 September 1982). "T4 late transcripts are initiated near a conserved DNA sequence". Nature 299 (5881): 369-71. doi:10.1038/299369a0. http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v299/n5881/abs/299369a0.html. Retrieved 2017-02-19. 
  2. Herman A. de Boer, Lisa J. Comstock, and Mark Vasser (January 1983). "The tac promoter: A functional hybrid derived from the trpand lac promoters". Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 80 (1): 21-5. http://www.pnas.org/content/80/1/21.full.pdf. Retrieved 2017-02-19. 

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