guanosine tetraphosphate


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guanosine tetraphosphate

[′gwän·ə‚sēn te·trə′fäs‚fāt]
(biochemistry)
A nucleotide which participates in the regulation of gene transcription in bacteria by turning off the synthesis of ribosomal ribonucleic acid.
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