DOWN-REGULATION

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The decrease in the number of receptor molecules in an area. See up-regulation.

DOWN-REGULATION: "Down regulation means there are less receptor molecules in the area."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "DOWN-REGULATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/down-regulation/ (accessed December 6, 2022).

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