Definition of Regulator gene

1. Noun. A gene that produces a repressor substance that inhibits an operator gene.

Exact synonyms: Regulatory Gene
Generic synonyms: Cistron, Factor, Gene
Group relationships: Operon

Medical Definition of Regulator gene

1. A gene that produces a repressor substance that inhibits an operator gene when combined with it. It thus prevents production of a specific enzyme. When the enzyme is again in demand, a specific regulatory metabolite inhibits the repressor substance. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Regulator Gene

regulation time
regulator gene (current term)
regulatory T-cell
regulatory agency
regulatory albuminuria
regulatory authority
regulatory cell proliferation kinase
regulatory enzyme
regulatory gene
regulatory offence
regulatory offense
regulatory region
regulatory regions or sequences

Literary usage of Regulator gene

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1. Novel Systems for the Study of Human Disease: From Basic Research to by OECD Staff, (Paris) Organisation for Economic Co-ope (1998)
"... NJS LENCH, and PJ HANSEN (1991), "Cloning the mouse homolog of the human cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator gene", Genomics 10, pp. ..."

2. Advances in Hybrid Rice Technology: Proceedings of the 3rd International by Sant S. Virmani, E. A. Siddiq, K. Muralidharan (1998)
"... a positive regulator gene of meiosis in S. cerevisiae. Cell 52:853-862. Kassir Y, Simchen G. 1976. Regulation of mating and meiosis in yeast by the ..."

3. Approved Drug Products with Therapeutic Equivalence Evaluationsedited by Barry Leonard edited by Barry Leonard (1999)
"TN= Cystic fibrosis transmembrane Treatment of cystic fibrosis. conductance regulator gene TN= Cytomegalovirus immune Prevention or attenuation of primary ..."

4. Hybrid Rice for Food Security, Poverty Alleviation, and Environmental Protection by Sant S. Virmani, C. X. Mao, B. Hardy, International Rice Research Institute (2003)
"... controlled by two pairs of independent dominant genes and a dominant regulator gene (which is usually present in indica restorer lines and CMS lines). ..."

5. Apomixis: Exploiting Hybrid Vigor in Rice by Gurdev S. Khush, International Rice Research Institute (1994)
"Heberle-Bors (1992) calls it an ectopic gene — a regulator gene that initiates embryo sac and embryo formation in a tissue where it would not normally occur ..."

6. Rice Genetics V by Brar (2007)
"Fine physical mapping of Phl, a chromosome pairing regulator gene in polyploid wheat. Genetics 134:1231-1235. Gillies CB. 1975. ..."

7. Cystic Fibrosis and DNA Tests: Implications of Carrier Screening by Office of Technology Assessment, United States, Congress (1992)
"Rosenfeld, MA, Yoshimura, K., Trapnell, BC, et al., "In Vivo Transfer of the Human Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance regulator gene to the Airway ..."

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