Apolipoprotein B (apoB) 5' UTR cis-regulatory element

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Apolipoprotein B (apoB) 5' UTR cis-regulatory element
Predicted secondary structure and sequence conservation of ApoB_5_CRE
Symbol ApoB_5_CRE
Rfam RF00463
Other data
RNA type Cis-reg
Domain(s) Eukaryota
SO 0000204

The apolipoprotein B (apoB) 5' UTR cis regulatory element is an RNA element located in the 5' UTR of the human apoB mRNA. This structured element increases translation of the apoB protein or a reporter gene.[1]


  1. ^ Pontrelli, L; Sidiropoulos KG; Adeli K (2004). "Translational control of apolipoprotein B mRNA: regulation via cis elements in the 5' and 3' untranslated regions". Biochemistry. 43 (21): 6734–6744. PMID 15157107. doi:10.1021/bi049887s. 

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