Definición de gene silencing en inglés:

gene silencing

Saltos de línea: gene si¦len|cing


[mass noun]
  • The switching off of the expression of a gene, for example by the introduction of an antisense RNA that blocks translation of the messenger RNA.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Such mutants have been generated by chemical mutagenesis, gene disruption, and antisense gene silencing.
    • This outcome is in contrast to that with sex-specific differences in selection, which can cause extreme differences in gene expression and even gene silencing.
    • The organization of DNA into euchromatin and heterochromatin is implicated in gene silencing.

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