arrest signal

arrest signal

a DNA sequence that causes arrest of RNA polymerase transcription.
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ar·rest sig·nal

(ă-rest' sig'năl)
A DNA sequence that causes arrest of RNA polymerase transcription.
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Upon seeing the cocaine in the apartment the informant gave the arrest signal. In response to the arrest signal, approximately six officers, without knocking or announcing, immediate ly broke down the front door and arrested the defendants.
Samet, (21) an undercover officer gave a prearranged arrest signal from inside the defendant's apartment after he made a purchase of 277 grams of cocaine.
According to Karapatan, the arrest signals a crackdown on activists, after President Duterte on Saturday announced his plan to classify the NPA as a terrorist group.
Tamang's arrest signals the state government's resolve to stop the ongoing agitation in the Darjeeling Hills District.
According to Baroud, the arrest signaled that no one could be bigger than the state even if they benefited from geographical protection.
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The arrest signals the start of a Kenyan government clampdown on alleged supporters of the militants, who are blamed for a string of kidnappings in Kenya.