Published Online: 3 MAY 2005
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Rooman, M. and Wintjens, R. 2005. Protein–DNA Interactions. eLS. .
- Published Online: 3 MAY 2005
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The control of the information stored in the genome is managed by DNA-binding proteins, which are therefore of fundamental importance to cellular life. A wide diversity of such proteins, exhibiting various DNA-binding modes, specificities and functions, is observed in all living organisms.
- DNA-binding enzymes;
- transcription regulation;
- structure motifs;
- proteins–DNA affinity;
- binding specificity