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The invention features an isolated gene silencing regulatory element that includes 5' TACNNTAC 3'. Vectors, transgenic plants and seeds thereof that include such a gene silencing regulatory element are also disclosed. The invention further provides methods of decreasing the transcription of a DNA sequence in a transgenic plant using the isolated gene silencing regulatory element.
University of Kentucky, Lexington, Ky.
Chappell, Joseph; Newman, Jeffrey D.; and Yin, Shaohui, "Transcriptional Silencing Elements and Their Binding Factors" (1999). Pharmaceutical Sciences Faculty Patents. 104.