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Hello,

Can someone please explain to me what do exactly enhancers do?

My general idea is that there's something called GRE/CRE/ERE response elements which get activated by either Glucocorticoids/cAMP/Estrogen respectively.

And somehow it creates a bending of DNA and bunch of Transcriptional factors are activated and RNA Polymerase Binds to the promoter???

Not sure if the above sentence is correct or if I even have the general idea.

Thanks for any help!
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