repressor gene

a gene that synthesizes a repressor.

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  • repressor gene — repressor gene. = regulator gene (см.). (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • repressor gene — repressor gene. См. ген регулятор. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • repressor gene — noun gene that prevents a nonallele from being transcribed • Hypernyms: ↑gene, ↑cistron, ↑factor …   Useful english dictionary

  • Repressor lexA — or LexA is a repressor enzyme (EC number|3.4.21.88) that represses SOS response genes coding for DNA polymerases required for repairing DNA damage. LexA is intimately linked to RecA in the biochemical cycle of DNA damage and repair. RecA binds to …   Wikipedia

  • Repressor — For other uses, see repression A repressor is a DNA binding protein that regulates the expression of one or more genes by decreasing the rate of transcription. This blocking of expression is called repression.Repressor proteins are coded for by… …   Wikipedia

  • Gene expression — For vocabulary, see Glossary of gene expression terms. For a non technical introduction to the topic, see Introduction to genetics. Genes are expressed by being transcribed into RNA, and this transcript may then be translated into protein. Gene… …   Wikipedia

  • gene — /jeen/, n. the basic physical unit of heredity; a linear sequence of nucleotides along a segment of DNA that provides the coded instructions for synthesis of RNA, which, when translated into protein, leads to the expression of hereditary… …   Universalium

  • Gene — /jeen/, n. a male given name, form of Eugene. * * * I Unit of heredity that occupies a fixed position on a chromosome. Genes achieve their effects by directing protein synthesis. They are composed of DNA, except in some viruses that contain RNA… …   Universalium

  • Gene — The basic biological unit of heredity. A segment of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) needed to contribute to a function. An official definition: According to the official Guidelines for Human Gene Nomenclature, a gene is defined as a DNA segment that… …   Medical dictionary

  • repressor protein — A protein that binds to an operator of a gene preventing the transcription of the gene. The binding affinity of repressors for the operator may be affected by other molecules. Inducers bind to repressors and decrease their binding to the operator …   Dictionary of molecular biology

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