Meaning of upregulation in English:


Pronunciation /ˌʌprɛɡjʊˈleɪʃ(ə)n/


mass nounPhysiology Biochemistry
  • 1The increase at the cellular level of the magnitude or rate of a physiological response or biochemical or process, especially of the expression of a gene.

  • 2The increase in the number or density of cell surface receptors for a physiologically active substance, causing an increase in sensitivity in response to persistent exposure.