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bifan (plural bifans)
- A network motif in which two outputs link to the same two inputs
2015 July 30, “An Integrative Approach for Mapping Differentially Expressed Genes and Network Components Using Novel Parameters to Elucidate Key Regulatory Genes in Colorectal Cancer”, in PLOS ONE, DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0133901:
- Other regular 4-node motifs confirmed the presence of diamond, biparallel and bifan motifs (often built by two regulatory and two regulated genes).