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Table 1 Effect of different factors on the quantitative expression of target genes

From: Dynamic cumulative activity of transcription factors as a mechanism of quantitative gene regulation

  Before considering multi-regulators Two-regulator motifs Three-regulator motifs
Possible time delays from regulator(s) to target genes + + + + + +
Conversion efficiency (non-negative)   + + + + +
Possible opposite regulation between regulators    + + + +
Possible time delays among regulators     +   +
Number of significantly correlated motifs (interactions) 231 35 48 179 75 272
Number of motifs (interactions) 6,105 544 544 544 161 161
Percentage 3.78% 6.43% 8.82% 32.9% 21.7% 67.1%
  1. Plus signs indicate that the corresponding factor is considered in the corresponding case.