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Lac Repressors

"Lac Repressors" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Bacterial repressor proteins that bind to the LAC OPERON and thereby prevent the synthesis of proteins involved in catabolism of LACTOSE. When lactose levels are high lac repressors undergo an allosteric change that causes their release from the DNA and the resumption of lac operon transcription.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Lac Repressors" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Lac Repressors" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 9 publications over 9 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 1995 and 2000 and 2001 and 2005 and 2012 and 2015 and 2016 and 2019 and 2021
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