regulatory gene


regulatory gene

noun

Definition of REGULATORY GENE

:  a gene that regulates the expression of one or more structural genes by controlling the production of a protein (as a genetic repressor) which regulates their rate of transcription

Variants of REGULATORY GENE

regulatory gene or regulator gene

First Known Use of REGULATORY GENE

1961

regulatory gene

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of REGULATORY GENE

: a gene that regulates the expression of one or more structural genes by controlling the production of a protein (as a genetic repressor) which regulates their rate of transcription

Variants of REGULATORY GENE

regulatory gene or regulator gene

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