thermoswitch

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

thermo- +‎ switch

Noun[edit]

thermoswitch (plural thermoswitches)

  1. (biochemistry) A form of riboswitch incorporating a thermosensor and thus responsive to temperature changes.
    • 2016, Juan Antonio Garcia-Martin, Ivan Dotu, Javier Fernandez-Chamorro, Gloria Lozano, Jorge Ramajo, Encarnacion Martinez-Salas, Peter Clote, “RNAiFold2T: Constraint Programming design of thermo-IRES switches”, in arXiv[1]:
      This appears to be the first purely computational design of functional RNA thermoswitches, and certainly the first purely computational design of functional thermo-IRES elements.