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- sig·ma factor 'sig-mə- n a detachable polypeptide subunit of RNA polymerase that facilitates the initiation of transcription by recognizing specific DNA promoter sites
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sigma-factor — sigma factor. См. σ фактор. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) … Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.
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