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Initiator element

The initiator element (Inr), sometimes also called initiator motif, is a core promoter that is similar in function to the Pribnow box (for prokaryotes) or the TATA box (for eukaryotes). It has the consensus sequence YYANWYY.[1] Similarly to the TATA box, the Inr element facilitates the binding of transcription Factor II D (TBP).[1]



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