inhibiting gene


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inhibiting gene

A gene that prevents the expression of another gene.
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Our results demonstrated that FGF21 downregulates the expression of cell cycle genes while it upregulates the expression of cell cycle inhibiting genes and myogenic genes, which was consistent with the point that, in response to myogenic differentiation, cell cycle exit genes were induced and cells were promoted to withdraw from cell cycle irreversibly [43-45].
The mechanisms of swainsonine are possibly the results of [[Ca sup 2+]sub.i] overloading, along with the expression of apoptotic trigger gene and inhibiting gene induced to apoptosis.
After treatment with swainsonine at the concentrations of 0.5, 1.5 and 4.5 [micro]g/ml for 24 h, the expression of apoptosis inhibiting gene p53 and bcl-2 decreases, and the apoptotic trigger gene c-myc increases markedly (p<0.05), as well as [[Ca.sup.2+]][.sub.i] overloading, SGC-7901 cell is induced to apoptosis in the end.