Synonyms

1. gene-splicing

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

Synonyms

  • biotech
  • biotechnology
  • recombinant DNA technology

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Sentences with suppressor-gene


1. Noun Phrase
Tumor suppressor genes do not always win when waging war against cancer.

2. Noun Phrase
Notably, the p53 protein is one of the most important of the tumor suppressor genes.

3. Noun Phrase
Tumor suppressor genes can make proteins that fix DNA errors and slow down division in cells.

4. Noun Phrase
Aggressive cancers may even cause tumor suppressor genes to go extinct from the genome.

2. suppressor

noun. ['səˈprɛsɝ'] someone who suppresses.

Synonyms

  • restrainer
  • suppresser

3. suppressor

noun. ['səˈprɛsɝ'] an electrical device for suppressing unwanted currents.

Synonyms

  • lightning arrester
  • surge suppressor
  • suppresser
  • surge protector
  • spike arrester
  • spike suppressor

4. suppressor

noun. ['səˈprɛsɝ'] a gene that suppresses the phenotypic expression of another gene (especially of a mutant gene).

Synonyms

  • factor
  • tumor suppressor gene
  • gene
  • suppressor gene
  • suppresser
  • suppresser gene

5. gene

noun. ['ˈdʒiːn'] (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.

Synonyms

  • homeotic gene
  • polygene
  • proto-oncogene
  • Y-linked gene
  • genetic marker
  • suppressor gene
  • transforming gene
  • nonallele
  • modifier gene
  • mutant gene
  • cistron
  • recessive gene
  • oncogene
  • DNA
  • deoxyribonucleic acid
  • regulator gene
  • dominant gene
  • chromosome
  • lethal gene
  • X-linked gene
  • repressor gene
  • structural gene
  • suppresser
  • regulatory gene
  • linked genes
  • suppresser gene
  • modifier
  • allele
  • linkage group
  • transgene
  • sequence
  • allelomorph
  • factor
  • operator gene
  • desoxyribonucleic acid
  • suppressor

Antonyms

  • exon

Etymology

  • Gen (German)
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