Definition of Regulatory gene
1. Noun. A gene that produces a repressor substance that inhibits an operator gene.
Medical Definition of Regulatory gene
1. A gene that codes for a repressor protein. (09 Oct 1997)
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Literary usage of Regulatory gene
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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"Progress in somatic cell genetics is limited at present by the absence of somatic recombination, as well as by the lack of regulatory gene mutations, ..."
2. Catalyzing Inquiry at the Interface of Computing and Biology by John C. Wooley, Herbert Lin (2005)
"... et al, "A Provisional regulatory gene Network for Specification of ... P. Oliveri, DM Carrick, and EH Davidson, "A regulatory gene Network That Directs ..."
3. Biotechnology: Plant Nutrition: A Bibliography, January 1988-April 1993 by Janet Saunders (1994)
"The nitrogen regulatory gene nit-2 encodes a regulatory protein that may bind to target DNA sequences via a zinc finger element, cys- 3, the positive sulfur ..."
4. Nodulation and Nitrogen Fixation in Rice: Potential and Prospects by Gurdev S. Khush, J. Bennett (1992)
"... layer of root cells, and an allelic form of the regulatory gene ... supply multiple copies of the regulatory gene and help ensure nod gene regulation. ..."
5. Rice Science: Innovations and Impact for Livelihood by T. W. Mew, International Rice Research Institute (2003)
"As a first step toward improving stress tolerance in crop plants, understanding the underlying regulatory gene(s) governing the stress-signaling pathways is ..."
6. Transposable Elements in Plants: Sponsored CRIS/ICAR Projects and Bibliography by Andrew Kalinski (1995)
"This transcript is absent in seed tissues of vpl mutant stocks. Expression of C1, a regulatory gene for the anthocyanin pathway, ..."
7. Genes, Behavior, and the Social Environment: Moving Beyond the Nature by Lyla M. Hernandez, Dan G. Blazer (2006)
"Since a regulatory gene can act in combination with other signals to control many other genes, complex branching networks of interactions are possible ..."