Laboratory for Molecular Diagnostics
Center for Nephrology and Metabolic Disorders

Promotor

The promotor is the most upstream part of the gene, 100-1000bp long and in mammalian genomes up to 2kb apart from the transcription start. The promotor contains binding sites for the RNA-polymerase, tha enzyme that performs transcription, and various transcription factors.

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