repressor gene

n.

A gene that prevents transcription of a nonallele.

Nearby words

  1. repressible enzyme,
  2. repression,
  3. repressive,
  4. repressively,
  5. repressor,
  6. reprieval,
  7. reprieve,
  8. reprimand,
  9. reprint,
  10. reprisal


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