German: Hochregulierung
Japanese: 上方制御

Physiology. A positive regulatory effect on physiological processes at the molecular, cellular, or systemic level. For example, the process by which a cell increases the number of receptors to a specific hormone or neurotransmitter in order to improve the response to the stimulus. The major regulatory sites of a cell include membrane receptors, genes, mRNAs, and proteins.
Opposed to down-regulation.

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