HyperDic: operator_gene

English > 1 sense of the expression operator gene:
NOUNbodyoperator genea gene that activates the production of messenger RNA by adjacent structural genes
English > operator gene: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningA gene that activates the production of messenger RNA by adjacent structural genes.
Part ofoperonA segment of DNA containing adjacent genes including structural genes and an operator gene and a regulatory gene
Broadergene, cistron, factor(genetics) a segment of DNA that is involved in producing a polypeptide chain

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