Functional Regulatory Elements in the Human Genome

This site emphasizes regions that have been experimentally determined to be functional regulators of gene expression. However, some sequences provided here may contain regions that lie within 5' UTRs or partial coding sequences.


A list of FastA files containing the sequences in each regulatory region extracted from GenBank


An index of the genes with links to PubMed references and complete GenBank entries is posted at this page


A file containing the regulatory sequences that have been masked for repeats and transcribed regions

A file containing the coordinates of each regulatory region within the compiled list above.

Acknolwedgments These sequences were collected by Emmanoiul Dermitzakis

Dermitzakis, E. T. and A. G. Clark.
Evolution of transcription factor binding sites in mammalian gene regulatory regions: conservation and turnover.
Mol. Biol. Evol in press

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