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Table 7 The parameters of core promoter elements

From: A comparative analysis of divergently-paired genes (DPGs) among Drosophila and vertebrate genomes

Name Consensusa Length/Centerb Windowc Mismatch allowedd
TATA box TATAWAAR 12/3 -33 - -23 1
Initiator TCAKTY 12/3 -1 – +9 1
DPE RGWYV 8/0 +27 – +36 0
MTE CSARCSSAAC 10/0 +17 – +26 2
  1. a Motif consensus in NC-IUB nomenclature
  2. b The length of motifs (left) and the distance between the center and 5' end (right)
  3. c Applied windows for the center of motifs
  4. d The maximal number of allowed mismatches for motif consensus to remain functional