Medical Definition of Control (genetic)
Control (genetic): The control of gene expression.
Genetic control may be on the transcriptional or translational level. Transcriptional control works by controlling the number of RNA transcripts of a region of DNA, indirectly controlling protein synthesis. Translational control of protein synthesis works by regulating the step of translating RNA into protein.Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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