inducible

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adjective in·duc·ible \in-ˈdü-sə-bəl, -ˈdyü-\

Definition of inducible

  1. :  capable of being induced: such asa :  formed by a cell in response to the presence of its substrate inducible enzymesb :  activated or undergoing expression only in the presence of a particular molecule an inducible promoter

inducibility

play \in-ˌdü-sə-ˈbi-lə-tē, -ˌdyü-\ noun

Circa 1677

First Known Use of inducible

circa 1677


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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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