TitleEnhancer organization: transistor with a twist or something in a different vein?
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2007
AuthorsZartman, JJ, Shvartsman, SY
JournalCurr Biol
Date Published2007 Dec 18
KeywordsAnimals, Binding Sites, Drosophila, Enhancer Elements, Genetic, Gene Expression Regulation, Developmental, Image Processing, Computer-Assisted, Models, Biological, Transcription Factors, Transistors, Electronic

A specific group of enhancers that act in the early Drosophila embryo have a highly conserved arrangement of transcription factor binding sites. Computational modeling of these enhancers suggests interesting parallels with electronic transistors and optical image processors.

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