Medical Definition of Hogness box

1. A consensus sequence found in the promoter region of most genes transcribed by eukaryotic RNA polymerase II. Found about 25 nucleotides before the site of initiation of transcription and has the consensus sequence: 5' TATAAAA 3'. This sequence seems to be important in determining accurately the position at which transcription is initiated. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hogness Box

Hoffmann's muscular atrophy
Hoffmann's phenomenon
Hoffmann's reflex
Hoffmann's sign
Hoffmannsthal
Hofmann's bacillus
Hofmeister's operation
Hofmeister-Polya anastomosis
Hofmeister gastrectomy
Hofmeister series
Hofstadterian
Hogarth
Hogarthian
Hogmanay
Hogness box (current term)
Hogrebe
Hogtown
Hogwarts
Hohenlinden
Hohenzollern
Hohenzollern empire
Hoheria
Hoheria populnea
Hohhot
Hohokam
Hoisanese
Hoka
Hokan
Hokeday

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