upregulation

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Etymology[edit]

From up- +‎ regulation.

Noun[edit]

upregulation (countable and uncountable, plural upregulations)

  1. (genetics) The process, in the regulation of gene expression, in which the number, or activity of receptors increases in order to increase sensitivity

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