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Matrix attachment regions as a tool to influence plant transgene expression

  • Anna Sergeevna DolgovaEmail author
  • Sergey Vladimirovich Dolgov
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Abstract

The inclusion of special regulatory sequences known as matrix attachment regions (MARs) in transgene constructs has been suggested as a possible approach to stabilise the expression of foreign heterological genes. The present review provides a brief summary regarding the MARs that have been used in investigations studying their influence on plant transgene expression in different plants with different promoters and reporter genes, and the comparison of these investigations.

Keywords

Transgenic plant Matrix attachment regions MAR Transgene expression 

Notes

Acknowledgements

This study was supported by the Russian Science Foundation Grant #17-75-10093.

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Conflict of interest

On behalf of all authors, the corresponding author states that there is no conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Central Research Institute of EpidemiologyMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Saint-Petersburg Pasteur InstituteSt. PetersburgRussia
  3. 3.Biotron, Branch of Shemyakin and Ovchinnikov Institute of Bioorganic ChemistryPuschinoRussia

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