regulator gene


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regulator gene

[′reg·yə‚lād·ər ‚jēn]
(genetics)
A gene that controls the rate of transcription of one or more other genes.
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Autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome type 1 in Norway: phenotypic variation, autoantibodies, and novel mutations in the autoimmune regulator gene.
Polyvariant mutant cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator genes.
These induction results were consistent with location and functionality of a LysR-type regulator gene upstream of the [bla.
SEATTLE -- An adeno-associated virus has safely delivered a transmembrane conductance regulator gene into the cells of 70 cystic fibrosis patients, Barrie J.
Washington, July 21 (AIN): Identifying a master regulator gene for early embryonic development of the pancreas and other organs, scientists at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center have moved a step closer to coaxing stem cells into pancreatic cells as a possible cure for type1 diabetes.
7 kb) allele-specific polymerase chain reaction method for direct haplotyping of R117H and IVS-8 mutations of the cystic fibrosis transmembrane regulator gene.
CFTR-opathies': disease phenotypes associated with cystic fibrosis transmembrane regulator gene mutations.
O'Malley, senior author of the study appearing in the journal Science, said that fasting for a day can cause the blood sugar levels of mice lacking steroid receptor-2 (SRC-2)-a master regulator gene called a coactivator-to plummet, and that the animals can die if they go another day without food.
A mutation in the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator gene associated with elevated sweat chloride concentrations in the absence of cystic fibrosis.