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Locus Control Region

A regulatory region first identified in the human beta-globin locus but subsequently found in other loci. The region is believed to regulate GENETIC TRANSCRIPTION by opening and remodeling CHROMATIN structure. It may also have enhancer activity.

Year introduced: 1998

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Tree Number(s): G02.111.570.080.689.450, G05.360.080.689.450, G05.360.340.024.380.249

MeSH Unique ID: D019901

Entry Terms:

  • Control Region, Locus
  • Control Regions, Locus
  • Locus Control Regions
  • Region, Locus Control
  • Regions, Locus Control

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