PlantCARE, a plant cis-acting regulatory element database.

PlantCARE is a database of plant cis- acting regulatory elements, enhancers and repressors. Besides the transcription motifs found on a sequence, it also offers a link to the EMBL entry that contains the full gene sequence as well as a description of the conditions in which a motif becomes functional. The information on these sites is given by matrices, consensus and individual site sequences on particular genes, depending on the available information. PlantCARE is a relational database available via the web at the


Rombauts, S., D?hais, P., Van Montagu, M., Rouzé, P. (1999) PlantCARE, a plant cis-acting regulatory element database. Nucleic Acids Res. 27, 295-6.

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