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SEQUENCE ONTOLOGY - ANNOTATIONS

The Sequence Types and Features Ontology (SO) is downloaded weekly from the SourceForge CVS repository at http://song.cvs.sourceforge.net/viewvc/song/ontology/. For more information about this ontology, see the Sequence Ontology Home Page at http://www.sequenceontology.org/.

Term:operator
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Accession:SO:0000057 term browser browse the term
Definition:A regulatory element of an operon to which activators or repressors bind thereby effecting translation of genes in that operon.
Comment:Moved to transcriptional_cis_regulatory_region (SO:0001055) from gene_group_regulatory_region (SO:0000752) on 11 Feb 2021 when SO:0000752 was merged into SO:0001055. See GitHub Issue #529.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: operator segment
 xref: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operator_(biology)#Operator "wiki"



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  SO ontology 0
    sequence_feature 0
      region 0
        biological_region 0
          gene_member_region 0
            regulatory_region 0
              transcriptional_cis_regulatory_region 0
                operator 0
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  SO ontology 0
    sequence_feature 0
      region 0
        biological_region 0
          gene_group 0
            gene 0
              gene_member_region 0
                regulatory_region 0
                  transcriptional_cis_regulatory_region 0
                    operator 0
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