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repressible system


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A regulatory system in which the product of a regulator gene (the repressor) blocks transcription of the operon only if it first reacts with an effector molecule (called the repressing metabolite). Thus, mRNA synthesis occurs only in the absence of the effector. See regulator gene. Compare with inducible system.

Subjects: Genetics and Genomics.


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