Variable evolutionary signatures at the heart of enhancers

Ross C. Hardison

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What is the best way to identify regulatory DNA sequences such as enhancers, promoters, insulators and silencers? A new study shows that specific binding by a coactivator protein identifies enhancers that are invisible to common detection methods based on evolutionary constraint.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)735
Number of pages1
JournalNature Genetics
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 2010

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Genetics


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