[ koh-ri-pres-er ]
/ ˌkoʊ rɪˈprɛs ər /
a molecule that is capable of combining with a specific repressor molecule and activating it, thereby blocking gene transcription.
Words nearby corepressor
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Medicine definitions for corepressor
[ kō′rĭ-prĕs′ər ]
A substance that combines with and activates a genetic repressor, thus preventing gene transcription and inhibiting protein synthesis.
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