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derepress

(dē′rĭ-prĕs′)
tr.v. dere·pressed, dere·pressing, dere·presses
To induce the operation of (a gene) by deactivating the repressor.

de′re·pres′sion (-prĕsh′ən) n.
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70) Concerning the underlying molecular mechanisms, ASXL1-MT inhibits EZH2-mediated trimethylation of lysine 27 of histone H3 (H3K27me3), derepressing posterior Hox genes, including HoxA9, as well as oncogenic miRNA miR125a.