Definition of "upregulates" [upregulates]

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of upregulate. (verb)

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Use "upregulates" in a sentence
  • "11 When COX-2 is induced during the inflammatory response, increased prostaglandin expression upregulates various inflammation mediators and regulates the formation and activities of osteoblasts and osteoclasts."
  • "By acting as a mild oxidizing agent, they activate the protective transcription factor NRF2, which then upregulates a multitude of cell-protective enzymes and molecules."
  • "This anti-inflammatory signaling agent upregulates the expression of a gene that encodes for a cell-protective substance called heme oxygenase 1 HO-1."