derepress
transitive verb Date: 1960 to activate (a gene or enzyme) by releasing from a blocked state • derepression noun

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  • derepress — derepression /dee ri presh euhn/, n. /dee ri pres /, v.t. Genetics. induce (def. 5). [1960 65; DE + REPRESS] * * * …   Universalium

  • derepress — verb To activate a gene by the removal of a repressor …   Wiktionary

  • derepress — de·re·press .dē ri pres vt to activate (a gene or enzyme) by releasing from a blocked state de·re·pres·sion presh ən n …   Medical dictionary

  • derepress — [ˌdi:rɪ prɛs] verb Biochemistry & Genetics activate from an inoperative or latent state by interfering with the action of a repressor. Derivatives derepression noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • derepress — de·repress …   English syllables

  • derepress — …   Useful english dictionary

  • derepression — noun see derepress * * * derepressˈion noun • • • Main Entry: ↑derepress …   Useful english dictionary

  • Eschericia coli — Induce In*duce , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Induced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inducing}.] [L. inducere, inductum; pref. in in + ducere to lead. See {Duke}, and cf. {Induct}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To lead in; to introduce. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The poet may be… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Induce — In*duce , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Induced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inducing}.] [L. inducere, inductum; pref. in in + ducere to lead. See {Duke}, and cf. {Induct}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To lead in; to introduce. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The poet may be seen… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Induced — Induce In*duce , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Induced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inducing}.] [L. inducere, inductum; pref. in in + ducere to lead. See {Duke}, and cf. {Induct}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To lead in; to introduce. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The poet may be… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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