SO Accession: SO:0001788 (SOWiki)
Definition: An U-box is a conserved T-rich region upstream of a retroviral polypurine tract that is involved in PPT primer creation during reverse transcription.
Synonyms: U-box
DB Xrefs: PMID: 10556309  
PMID: 11577982  
PMID: 9649446  

Parents: LTR_retrotransposon (SO:0000186)
conserved_region (SO:0000330)
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