A gene or gene product whose transcription or synthesis is increased by exposure of the cells to an inducer or to a condition, e.g. heat.
Opposite: constitutive

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  • Inducible — In*du ci*ble, a. 1. Capable of being induced, caused, or made to take place. [1913 Webster] 2. Obtainable by induction; derivable; inferable. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inducible — index open (persuasible), suasible Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • inducible — adjective Date: circa 1677 capable of being induced: as a. formed by a cell in response to the presence of its substrate < inducible enzymes > b. activated or undergoing expression only in the presence of a particular molecule < an inducible… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • inducible — in·duc·ible in d(y)ü sə bəl adj capable of being formed, activated, or expressed in response to a stimulus esp. of a molecular kind: as a) formed by a cell in response to the presence of its substrate <inducible enzymes> compare… …   Medical dictionary

  • inducible — I. ə̇nˈd(y)üsəbəl adjective : capable of being induced II. adjective 1. : formed by a cell in response to the presence of its substrate inducible enzymes compare constitutive 1a herein …   Useful english dictionary

  • inducible — induce ► VERB 1) succeed in persuading or leading (someone) to do something. 2) bring about or give rise to. 3) produce (an electric charge or current or a magnetic state) by induction. 4) Medicine bring on (childbirth or abortion) artificially.… …   English terms dictionary

  • inducible enzyme — inducible enzyme. См. адаптивный фермент. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

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  • inducible — adj. may be concluded, may be inferred …   English contemporary dictionary

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