up·​reg·​u·​la·​tion ˈəp-ˌreg-yə-ˈlā-shən How to pronounce upregulation (audio) -ˌreg-ə-ˈlā- How to pronounce upregulation (audio)
: the process of increasing the response to a stimulus
specifically : increase in a cellular response to a molecular stimulus due to increase in the number of receptors on the cell surface
upregulate transitive verb
upregulated; upregulating

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“Upregulation.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/upregulation. Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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