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gene operator


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A binding site in a region of DNA to which a gene regulator can become attached, thereby affecting the expression of a structural gene by increasing or repressing the synthesis of its protein product. Also called an operator. See gene activator, gene repressor. See also operon.

Subjects: Psychology.


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