Definitions of E Box Motifs

  1.   DNA locations with the consensus sequence CANNTG ENHANCER ELEMENTS GENETICS may contain multiple copies of this element E boxes play a regulatory role in the control of transcription They bind with basic helix loop helix bHLH type TRANSCRIPTION FACTORS Binding specificity is determined by the specific bHLH heterodimer or homodimer combination and by the specific nucleotides at the 3rd and 4th position of the E box sequence