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Term:
enhancer_blocking_element (SO:0002190)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
insulator +    
boundary element 
enhancer blocking element 
A transcriptional cis regulatory region that when located between an enhancer and a gene's promoter prevents the enhancer from modulating the expression of the gene. Sometimes referred to as an insulator but may not include the barrier function of an insulator.
insulator binding site 

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: INSDC_qualifier:enhancer_blocking_element ;   enhancer blocking element
Broad Synonyms: INSDC_feature:regulatory
Related Synonyms: insulator
Definition Sources: NCBI:cf

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