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upregulation

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noun up·reg·u·la·tion \ˈəp-ˌreg-yə-ˈlā-shən, -ˌreg-ə-ˈlā-\

Medical Definition of upregulation

  1. :  the process of increasing the response to a stimulus; specifically :  increase in a cellular response to a molecular stimulus due to increase in the number of receptors on the cell surface

upregulate

\-ˈreg-yə-ˌlāt\play transitive verb

upregulated

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upregulating




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