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locus_control_region (SO:0000037)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
DNA loop anchor 
enhancer +  
insulator +  
locus control region 
A DNA region that includes DNAse hypersensitive sites located near a gene that confers the high-level, position-independent, and copy number-dependent expression to that gene.
silencer +  
TF binding site +  

Exact Synonyms: INSDC_qualifier:locus_control_region ;   LCR ;   locus control region
Broad Synonyms: INSDC_feature:regulatory
Related Synonyms: locus control element
Xrefs: "wiki"
Definition Sources: SO:ma

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