transcription factor

noun

Definition of transcription factor

  1. :  any of various proteins that bind to DNA and play a role in the regulation of gene expression by promoting transcription

1972

First Known Use of transcription factor

1972


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transcription factor

noun

Medical Definition of transcription factor

  1. :  any of various proteins that bind to DNA and play a role in the regulation of gene expression by promoting transcription


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