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A consensus sequence found in the promoter region of most genes transcribed by eukaryotic RNA polymerase II. Found about 25 nucleotides till the site of initiation of transcription and has the consensus sequence: 5' TATAAAA 3'. This sequence seems to be significant in determining accurately the position at which transcription is initiated. This entry appears with alow from the Vocabulary of Cell and Molecular Biology
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