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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Perniola, "Expression of the autoimmune regulator gene and its relevance to the mechanisms of central and peripheral tolerance," Clinical & Developmental Immunology, vol.
Analysis of the entire coding region of the cystic fibrosis transmembrane regulator gene in idiopathic pancreatitis.
The transcriptional regulator gene (virF) is an extrachromosomal virulence gene whose presence is attributed to pathogenic biotypes [7].
The thing (whatever it is, (quasi) subject/(quasi) object, furet, cell, scrap of code, regulator gene) comes into being--solidifies, is made real, that is, present (presents itself as a gift)--at a moment of time, and then becomes invisible (p.
In a phase II trial, researchers used an adeno-associated virus to deliver the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator gene to the lung epithelium.
CF is caused by mutations in the Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulator gene encoding the protein that regulates the secretion of chloride ions across the pulmonary epithelium.
By analogy, what a regulator gene does depends on what other genes have promoters to which its product can bind.
The cystic fibrosis report concluded that in cystic fibrosis patients, adenoviral-vector-mediated transfer of the gene for the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator gene did not correct defects in nasal epithelium.
- The Therapeutic Goods Administration of Australia has granted registration to Symdeko (tezacaftor/ivacaftor and ivacaftor) for the treatment of people with cystic fibrosis aged 12 years and older who are homozygous for the F508del mutation or who have at least one mutation in the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator gene that is responsive to tezacaftor/ivacaftor based on in vitrodata and/or clinical evidence, US-based Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc said.