inhibiting gene


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inhibiting gene

[inhib′iting]
Etymology: L, inhibere, to restrain; Gk, genein, to produce
a gene that prevents the expression of another gene. See also epistasis.

inhibiting gene

A gene that prevents the expression of another gene.
See also: gene
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i] overloading and the expression of the apoptotic trigger gene and inhibiting gene induced to apoptosis.
In addition, the natural tangerine compound helped prevent the buildup of fat in the animals' liver by stimulating specific genes involved in burning excess fat and inhibiting genes responsible for manufacturing fat.