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regulatory gene

noun

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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May 30, 2015
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