derepress

verb
de·re·press | \ ˌdē-ri-ˈpres \

Definition of derepress 

transitive verb

: to activate (a gene or enzyme) by releasing from a blocked state

Other words from derepress

derepression \-ˈpre-shən \ noun

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1960, in the meaning defined above

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derepress

transitive verb
de·re·press | \ ˌdē-ri-ˈpres \

Medical Definition of derepress 

: to activate (a gene or enzyme) by releasing from a blocked state

Other words from derepress

derepression \-ˈpresh-ən \ noun

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