Restrictive temperature

restrictive temperature --> permissive temperature

(Science: molecular biology) Of a temperature sensitive mutation, a temperature at which the mutated gene product behaves normally and so the cell or organism survives as if wild type. C.f. The restrictive temperature, at which the gene product takes on a mutant phenotype.


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