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Promoting transcription over long distances

Nature Genetics volume 49, pages 972973 (2017) | Download Citation

Promoters and enhancers have long been regarded as distinct elements, a notion that has been challenged more recently. Two new studies now identify promoters that function as long-range enhancers in vivo to regulate the transcription of distal genes.

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  1. Rui R. Catarino, Christoph Neumayr and Alexander Stark are at the Research Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP), Vienna Biocenter (VBC), Vienna, Austria.

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