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Constitutive expression

Definition noun Expression of a gene that is transcribed at a constant level. Supplement For example, the expression of... Read More

Chromatin

Chromatin Definition What is chromatin in a cell? Chromatin is a complex of nucleic acids (e.g. DNA or RNA) and proteins... Read More

Constitutive gene

Definition noun, plural: constitutive genes A gene that is transcribed at a relatively constant level regardless of the cell... Read More

Golgi apparatus

Golgi Apparatus Definition The Golgi apparatus is a membrane-bound organelle in eukaryotic cells. It plays a crucial role... Read More

Facultative gene

Definition noun, plural: facultative genes (1) A gene transcribed only when needed or when a cell receives a signal from its... Read More