co-repressor

An effector molecule that forms a complex with a repressor and turns off the expression of a gene or set of genes.

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  • Repressor lexA — or LexA is a repressor enzyme (EC number|3.4.21.88) that represses SOS response genes coding for DNA polymerases required for repairing DNA damage. LexA is intimately linked to RecA in the biochemical cycle of DNA damage and repair. RecA binds to …   Wikipedia

  • repressor gene — repressor gene. См. ген регулятор. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • repressor — repressor. См. репрессор. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • repressor gene — repressor gene. = regulator gene (см.). (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Repressor — Repressor, vom ⇒ Regulatorgen codiertes, die Aktivität des ⇒ Operators regulierendes Protein in Protocyten; dient der ⇒ Genregulation bei Prokaryoten, wie sie durch das ⇒ Jacob Monod Modell beschrieben ist …   Deutsch wörterbuch der biologie

  • repressor — |ô| adj. s. m. Que ou aquele que reprime …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • repressor — [ri pres′ər] n. something that represses; esp., a protein produced in a cell that prevents the synthesis of a specific enzyme: also sp. represser …   English World dictionary

  • Repressor — For other uses, see repression A repressor is a DNA binding protein that regulates the expression of one or more genes by decreasing the rate of transcription. This blocking of expression is called repression.Repressor proteins are coded for by… …   Wikipedia

  • Repressor — Als Repressor bezeichnet man in der Genetik ein DNA bindendes Regulator Protein, welches an den Operator bindet und damit die Bindung der RNA Polymerase an den Promotor blockiert, wodurch die Transkription des Gens (oder Operons) verhindert wird …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • repressor protein — A protein that binds to an operator of a gene preventing the transcription of the gene. The binding affinity of repressors for the operator may be affected by other molecules. Inducers bind to repressors and decrease their binding to the operator …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • repressor gene — a gene that synthesizes a repressor …   Medical dictionary

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