Promoter Fusions to Study Gene Expression
Published Online: 16 JUL 2007
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How to Cite
Ma, J. 2007. Promoter Fusions to Study Gene Expression. eLS.
- Published Online: 16 JUL 2007
Promoter fusions are chimaeric genes designed to have the coding sequence of one gene controlled by the regulatory and promoter sequences of another gene. Promoter fusions are useful tools for studying gene regulation and function and for identifying new genes.
Keywords: promoter; enhancer; transcription; gene fusions; activators