Definition of Corepressor

1. Noun. (genetics) Any substance that reacts with a genetic repressor in order to activate it and decrease gene expression ¹



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Definition of Corepressor

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Corepressor

1. An effector molecule which can bind to a repressor molecule, so that together the effector repressor complex can stop transcription of a gene. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Corepressor

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corella
corellas
corelysis
coremia
coremium
coreoplasty
coreopses
coreopsis
coreopsises
corepexy
corepraxy
corepresentation
corepresentations
corepression
corepressor (current term)
corepressors
corequisite
corequisites
corer
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coresearchers
coresidence
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coresidential
coresidents
corespondent
corespondents

Literary usage of Corepressor

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1. Carcinogenic Potency Database, Endocrine Disruptors edited by Lois Swirsky Gold (2000)
"A nuclear receptor corepressor modulates transcriptional activity of antagonist-occupied steroid hormone receptor. Mol Endocrinol 12:513-524(19981. 25. ..."

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