repressor gene


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Noun1.repressor gene - gene that prevents a nonallele from being transcribed
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"
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Expression of the transcriptional repressor gene myoneurin at the neuromuscular junction, during mouse development and in the adult.
We found four viable primer sets corresponding to partial sequences of the dUTPase gene (x2), a repressor gene and a hypothetical gene with unknown function.
H1 and H2.The promoter for transcription of H2 flagellin (h2) gene and rh1 repressor gene, located adjacent to H2 flagellin gene, is present within the invertible region.
Penttila, "The glucose repressor gene crel of Trichoderma: isolation and expression of a full-length and a truncated mutant form," Molecular and General Genetics, vol.