heat shock response


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heat shock response

[′hēt ‚shäk ri‚späns]
(cell and molecular biology)
A cellular reaction to a stimulus such as elevated temperatures or abrupt environmental changes, in which there is cessation or slowdown of normal protein synthesis and activation of previously inactive genes, resulting in the production of heat shock proteins.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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