Trans-activate

transactivate

[tran-sak-tuh-veyt, -zak-]
verb (used with object), transactivated, transactivating.
to activate the replication of (a viral gene) through the presence of a gene at another locus, especially following a viral infection.

transactivation, noun
transactivator, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To trans-activate
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: trans-action
Next Definition: trans-activation
Words Near: trans-activate
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for trans-activate
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing trans-activate
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature