Transcriptional Regulation: Evolution
Published Online: 21 DEC 2007
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How to Cite
Wray, G. A. 2007. Transcriptional Regulation: Evolution. eLS. .
- Published Online: 21 DEC 2007
Changes in transcriptional regulation can result from mutations in cis (within regulatory sequences) or trans (in the structure or expression of transcription factors). Modifications in transcription can have a profound impact on gene function and constitute an important class of evolutionary change within genomes.
- cis-regulatory sequence;
- transcription factor