transactivate

[ tran-sak-tuh-veyt, -zak- ]
/ trænˈsæk təˈveɪt, -ˈzæk- /

verb (used with object), trans·ac·ti·vat·ed, trans·ac·ti·vat·ing.

to activate the replication of (a viral gene) through the presence of a gene at another locus, especially following a viral infection.

Nearby words

  1. transactinide,
  2. transactinide element,
  3. transactinide elements,
  4. transaction,
  5. transactional analysis,
  6. transacylase,
  7. transaldolation,
  8. transalpine,
  9. transalpine gaul,
  10. transamidination

Related formstrans·ac·ti·va·tion, nountrans·ac·ti·va·tor, noun

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