Medical Dictionary

downregulation

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noun down·reg·u·la·tion \ˈdau̇n-ˌreg-yə-ˈlā-shən\

Medical Definition of downregulation

  1. :  the process of reducing or suppressing a response to a stimulus; specifically :  reduction in a cellular response to a molecule (as insulin) due to a decrease in the number of receptors on the cell surface

downregulate

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downregulated

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downregulating


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