Table 1

GRE and nGRE sites in glucocorticoid responsive genes

Site Position Reference
Consensus GRE GGT ACA NNN TGT TCT 10, 22
Tyrosine aminotransferaseTGT ACA GGA TGT TCT –2509/–2495 10, 23
Metallothionein IIAGGT ACA CTG TGTCCT –262/–248 24
sgkAGGACA GAA TGT TCT –1 kb 25
LysozymeTGA TCC CTC TGT TCT –65/–51 26
Osteocalcin (nGRE) GG T ATA AAC AGTGCT –32/–17 27
  • GRE = glucorticoid response elements; nGRE = negative GREs; N = any base.

  • Bases in bold conform to the consensus sequence.

  • The overlapping TATA box in the osteocalcin nGRE is underlined.