gene repression


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gene repression

the deactivation of an active gene that causes a shut-down of TRANSCRIPTION. see OPERON MODEL.
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The histone methyltransferase Polycomb repressive complex 2 (PRC2) is crucially involved in gene repression all throughout development and adulthood, and it is often misregulated in cancer.
Gregory, Team Leader, Gene Repression, will make a presentation entitled "ZFP targeted gene regulation -- single gene specificity genome wide.
Studies can include cloning of receptor-regulated genes, analysis of mechanisms of gene repression by nuclear receptors, evaluation of the role of receptor phosphorylation in receptor signaling, development of novel model systems to study coactivators/corepressors, and creation of tissue-specific receptor knockouts in animals.