DNA Looping and Transcription Regulation
Published Online: 12 DEC 2001
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How to Cite
Lewis, D. E. and Adhya, S. 2001. DNA Looping and Transcription Regulation. eLS.
- Published Online: 12 DEC 2001
DNA loops, formed by the association of two proteins while bound to spatially separated specific DNA sites, control gene transcription negatively or positively. DNA looping sometimes needs an architectural protein, which acts by bending the DNA segment that loops.