transactivate

[tran-sak-tuh-veyt, -zak-]

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.

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