regulator gene


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regulator gene

n.
A gene that causes the production of a protein that regulates or suppresses the activity of one or more structural genes. Also called regulator, regulatory gene.

reg′ulator gene`


n.
any gene that exercises control over the expression of another gene or genes.
[translation of French régulateur (1959)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.regulator gene - a gene that produces a repressor substance that inhibits an operator gene
cistron, gene, factor - (genetics) a segment of DNA that is involved in producing a polypeptide chain; it can include regions preceding and following the coding DNA as well as introns between the exons; it is considered a unit of heredity; "genes were formerly called factors"
operon - a segment of DNA containing adjacent genes including structural genes and an operator gene and a regulatory gene
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coelicolor genome 67 are located in pair with their cognate response regulator gene and 17 genes were identified as orphan (53).
Novel mutations of the autoimmune regulator gene in two siblings with autoimmune polyendocrinopathy-candidiasis-ectodermal dystrophy.
Howie, "A comparative study of mRNA and protein expression of the autoimmune regulator gene (Aire) in embryonic and adult murine tissues," Journal of Pathology, vol.
Mieusset, "Congenital bilateral absence of the vas deferens: clinical characteristics, biological parameters, cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator gene mutations, and implications for genetic counseling," Fertility and Sterility, vol.
Cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator gene abnormalities in patients with asthma and recurrent neutrophilic bronchitis.
DNA from 359 ESBL isolates (4) was screened for the presence of the EAEC transport regulator gene (aggR), located on the EAEC plasmid, by using a real-time PCR assay and the following primers and probe: AggR F 5'-CCATTTATCGCAATCAGATTAA-3' AggRR 5'-CAAGCATCTACTTTTGATATTCC-3 AggR_P Cy5-CAGCGATACATTAAGACGCCTAAAGGA-BHQ.
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Relation between the anatomical genital phenotype and cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator gene mutations in the absence of the vas deferens.