enhancer_blocking_element    (CURRENT_SVN)

SO Accession: SO:0002190 (SOWiki)
Definition: A transcriptional cis regulatory region that when located between an enhancer and a gene's promoter prevents the enhancer from modulating the expression of the gene. Sometimes referred to as an insulator but may not include the barrier function of an insulator.
Synonyms: insulator, enhancer blocking element, INSDC_qualifier:enhancer_blocking_element, INSDC_feature:regulatory
DB Xrefs: NCBI: cf

Parent: insulator (SO:0000627)
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