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Search Results for: housekeeping gene

Multiple alleles

Alleles are the pairs of genes occupying a specific spot called locus on a chromosome. Typically, there are only two alleles... Read More

Housekeeping gene

Definition noun, plural: housekeeping genes Any of the genes that are constitutively expressed at a relatively constant... 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

Constitutive expression

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

Luxury gene

Definition noun, plural: luxury genes A gene that codes for specialized cell products and is expressed... Read More

Euchromatin

Definition noun A slightly packed or partially condensed form of chromatin that contains structural genes and is usually... Read More

Pribnow box

Pribnow box --> promoter (Science: molecular biology) A region of dNA to which rNA polymerase binds before initiating the... Read More