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thermoswitch (plural thermoswitches)
- (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:
- 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.