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gene regulatory networks

Interacting DNA-encoded regulatory subsystems in the genome that coordinate input from activator and repressor transcriptional factors during development, cell differentiation, or in response to environmental cues. The networks function to ultimately specify expression of particular sets of genes for specific conditions, times, or locations.
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  • gene circuits
  • gene modules
  • gene networks
  • genetic regulatory networks
  • transcriptional networks
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