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The W box is a deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) cis-regulatory element sequence, (T)TGAC(C/T), which is recognized by the family of WRKY transcription factors. [1]

8 relations: Adenine, Cis-regulatory element, Cytosine, DNA, Guanine, Pyrimidine, T-box, WRKY transcription factor family.


Adenine (A, Ade) is a nucleobase (a purine derivative).

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Cis-regulatory element

Cis-regulatory elements (CREs) are regions of non-coding DNA which regulate the transcription of neighboring genes.

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Cytosine (C) is one of the four main bases found in DNA and RNA, along with adenine, guanine, and thymine (uracil in RNA).

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Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) is a thread-like chain of nucleotides carrying the genetic instructions used in the growth, development, functioning and reproduction of all known living organisms and many viruses.

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Guanine (or G, Gua) is one of the four main nucleobases found in the nucleic acids DNA and RNA, the others being adenine, cytosine, and thymine (uracil in RNA).

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Pyrimidine is an aromatic heterocyclic organic compound similar to pyridine.

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T-box refers to a group of transcription factors involved in limb and heart development.

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WRKY transcription factor family

WRKY transcription factors are key regulators of many processes in plants.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/W-box

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