UP-REGULATION

the formation of extra receptor molecules by target cells in reaction to escalated amounts of hormones.

UP-REGULATION: "Up-regulation can often occur in cases of parathyroid dysfunction."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "UP-REGULATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/up-regulation/ (accessed July 15, 2019).
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