Super enhancers–new analyses and perspectives on the low hanging fruit

Feda H. Hamdan, Steven A. Johnsen

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Significant attention has recently been given to a class of enhancers termed “super enhancers”, while implying that “typical enhancers” are less important. In this report, we examine criteria for identification of super enhancers and address the need to evaluate the differences between BRD4-occupied “typical” and “super” enhancers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)123-130
Number of pages8
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 15 2018


  • BRD4
  • ERα activation
  • ROSE algorithm
  • enhancer RNA
  • super enhancers
  • transcriptional regulation
  • typical enhancers

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biotechnology
  • Biochemistry
  • Genetics

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