regulatory gene

noun
variants: or

regulator gene

Definition of regulatory gene

  1. :  a gene that regulates the expression of one or more structural genes by controlling the production of a protein (such as a genetic repressor) which regulates their rate of transcription

1960

First Known Use of regulatory gene

1960


Medical Dictionary

regulatory gene

noun
variants: or

regulator gene

Medical Definition of regulatory gene

  1. :  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


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