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up-regulation


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An increase in the sensitivity of cells to a particular hormone, probably by increasing the number of specific receptors on the cell surface membrane that bind with that hormone. Up-regulation occurs, for example, in response to regular exercise when cells become more sensitive to insulin. Compare down-regulation.

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine — Chemistry.


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