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inducible

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adjective in·duc·ible \in-ˈd(y)ü-sə-bəl\

Medical Definition of inducible

  1. :  capable of being formed, activated, or expressed in response to a stimulus especially of a molecular kind: asa:  formed by a cell in response to the presence of its substrate <inducible enzymes>—compare constitutive 1ab:  activated or undergoing expression only in the presence of a particular molecule <an inducible promoter that turns on its genes only in the presence of lactose> <Inducible promoters are one of the easiest and most effective ways to regulate gene expression …—Jay D. Keasling, Science, 3 Dec. 2010>

inducibility \in-ˌd(y)ü-sə-ˈbil-ət-ē\play noun plural inducibilities



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