Synonyms for suppressor gene |

Synonyms and antonyms for suppressor gene

1. suppressor (n.)

someone who suppresses


2. gene (n.)

(genetics) a segment of DNA that is involved in producing a polypeptide chain; it can include regions preceding and following the coding DNA as well as introns between the exons; it is considered a unit of heredity


3. suppressor (n.)

an electrical device for suppressing unwanted currents


4. suppressor (n.)

a gene that suppresses the phenotypic expression of another gene (especially of a mutant gene)


5. gene-splicing (n.)

the technology of preparing recombinant DNA in vitro by cutting up DNA molecules and splicing together fragments from more than one organism