Recognition of specific DNA sequences

Colin W. Garvie, Cynthia Wolberger

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Proteins that recognize specific DNA sequences play a central role in the regulation of transcription. The tremendous increase in structural information on protein-DNA complexes has uncovered a remarkable structural diversity in DNA binding folds, while at the same time revealing common themes in binding to target sites in the genome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)937-946
Number of pages10
JournalMolecular cell
Issue number5
StatePublished - Nov 21 2001

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Biology
  • Cell Biology


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