Prediction of REgulatory CIS-acting Elements

Assume we have a set of sequences upstream of genes that are involved in a pathway with a common function. Since these genes are to be regulated more or less simultaneously, common regulatory factors or CIS-acting elements are likely to be involved. We want to investigate if, among the set of sequences, certain motifs are responsible for the regulation. An indication for this would be if we can find motifs that are present very frequently.

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