Day 50 (2q24.3-2q31.1): ATF2, a gene activator

Day 50 has 52 genes (browser view), including ATF2 (activating transcription factor 2).

Transcription factors are present in all forms of life. They control whether genes are turned on or off. The ATF2 transcription factor recognizes the sequence TGACGTCA (known as the cAMP-response element) upstream of the genes that it turns on.

Click here to see the sequence of Day 50 with your ATF2 gene underlined.

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