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superrepression


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An uninducible state for a gene usually attributed to (1) a defective operator locus to which a functional repressor protein cannot bind, or (2) a mutant regulatory gene whose repressor protein product is insensitive to the inducer substance; a phenomenon that causes a gene to be permanently “turned off.”

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