regulatory gene

or regulator gene

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Origin of regulatory gene

First recorded in 1960–65
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regulator gene in Medicine

regulator gene

[rĕgyə-lā′tər]
n.
  1. A gene that causes the production of a protein that represses the activity of another gene in an operon.
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