Definition: 'Inactive Repressor'
inactive repressorType: Term
1. a repressor that cannot combine with an operator gene until it has combined with a corepressor (usually a product of a protein pathway); after activation, the repressor arrests production of the proteins controlled by the operator gene;
2. a homeostatic mechanism for regulation of repressible enzyme systems.
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