repressor protein


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repressor protein

A protein that binds to an operator gene on DNA to inhibit its transcription into messenger RNA, or that binds to RNA to prevent its translation.
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On the other hand, by binding to C1 repressor protein, the gene product Lxc renders C1 repressor less likely to bind to other regions along the DNA (1, 9, 10, 13, 20).
The tetracycline would interact with the repressor protein, keeping it from interfering with production of recombinase.
They believe that by modifying the interaction between the modifier protein and the repressor proteins they can remove the brakes from plant growth.
DNA methylation recruits various repressor proteins and downregulates the gene expression (12).
Proteins called repressor proteins keep the OPCs in an immature state.