Table 2.

ESE-box sequences found within the AS-C

ESE-box sequenceMatrix similarityLocationbPosition relative to AS-C genes
TGtCtCGTGCa0.80311996 (−)
aGGCtCGTGCat0.82614201 (−)
aGGCgCGTGTgt0.83725034 (+)3,219 bp 5′ ac
TGtCgCGTGCCg0.83127884 (−)  369 bp 5′ ac
TtGCACGTGgCc0.87133390 (±)4,532 bp 3′ ac
TGaCACGTGCCA0.92115801 (±)1,302 bp 3′ sc
aaGCACGTGTCA0.87726374 (±)  708 bp 5′ l’sc
aGcCACGTGgat0.80728645 (−)  790 bp 3′ l’sc
gGaCACGTGCgt0.82628869 (±)1,014 bp 3′l’sc
cTGCACGTGTCc0.84530297 (±)2,422 bp 3′ l’sc
  • a Sequences within the cosmids 125H10 (contains achaete [ac]; EMBL accession no. AL023873) and 198A6 (contains scute [sc and l’sc; EMBL accession no. AL024453) (16) matching the ESE-box consensus with a matrix similarity of greater than 0.8, using the MatInd and MatInspector programs (52).

  • b −, antisense; +, sense; ±, both sense and antisense.