repressor

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repressor (plural repressors)

  1. Anything that represses.
  2. (genetics) Any protein that binds to DNA and thus regulates the expression of genes by decreasing the rate of transcription.

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repressor m (genitive repressōris); third declension

  1. restrainer, represser
  2. limiter

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Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative repressor repressōrēs
Genitive repressōris repressōrum
Dative repressōrī repressōribus
Accusative repressōrem repressōrēs
Ablative repressōre repressōribus
Vocative repressor repressōrēs

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References[edit]

  • repressor in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • repressor in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • repressor in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette