from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A gene that causes the production of a protein that regulates or suppresses the activity of one or more structural genes. Also called regulator, regulatory gene.
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- n. a gene that produces a repressor substance that inhibits an operator gene
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