- n someone who suppresses
dictators are suppressors of free speech
- n a gene that suppresses the phenotypic expression of another gene (especially of a mutant gene)
- n an electrical device for suppressing unwanted currents
- It said that its suppressor had cut jet noise below the level promised purchasers of the 707, making it slightly less noisy than a Super Constellation.
- Some, known as oncogenes, turn on cell division, whereas others, called tumor-suppressor genes, are responsible for switching the process off.
- A normal immune system has twice as many helper Tcells, which stimulate the making of antibodies, as it does suppressor Tcells, which keep antibody production under control.
- John Howard in Reuters.uk
I believe there is something quite heroic about a country that is going through the pain and the suffering that Iraq is going through, yet still extends due process to somebody who was a tyrant and brutal suppressor and murderer of his people,...
- Andrea in SpiritIndia
This study provides critical genetic evidence that continuous repression of a tumor suppressor gene is required for a tumor to survive,said Andrea Ventura, an Italian postdoctoral associate in the Center for Cancer Research and first author...
- Daniel in EurekAlert (press release)
This is the first X chromosome gene directly implicated as a tumor suppressor,says Daniel A. Haber, MD, PhD, director of the MGH Cancer Center and senior author of the report, which will appear in the journal Science and is receiving early...