repressible enzyme

[ rĭ-prĕsə-bəl ]

n.

An enzyme whose production is generally continuous but can be halted if a particular substance is present in concentrations greater than normal.

Nearby words

  1. representatives,
  2. representatives, house of,
  3. repress,
  4. repressed,
  5. represser,
  6. repression,
  7. repressive,
  8. repressively,
  9. repressor,
  10. repressor gene


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