Definition of Tata box

1. Noun. (genetics) A DNA sequence (cis-regulatory element) found in the promoter region of genes in archaea and eukaryotes. ¹



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Medical Definition of Tata 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)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tata Box

TAED
TAF
TAFE
TAFs
TAH-BSO
TALULAR
TAM
TAN
TANJ
TANSTAAFL
TAPI
TARDIS
TAS
TATA box
TATP
TB
TBA
TBC
TBD
TBF
TBG
TBH
TBHQ
TBI
TBM
TBP
TBPA
TBS

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