transcription factor


transcription factor

noun

Definition of TRANSCRIPTION FACTOR

:  any of various proteins that bind to DNA and play a role in the regulation of gene expression by promoting transcription

First Known Use of TRANSCRIPTION FACTOR

1972

transcription factor

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of TRANSCRIPTION FACTOR

: any of various proteins that bind to DNA and play a role in the regulation of gene expression by promoting transcription

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