- negative feedback
This occurs where the products of a process can act at an earlier stage in the process to inhibit their own formation. The term was first used widely in conjunction with electrical amplifiers where negative feedback was applied to limit distortion of the signal by the amplification mechanism. Tends to stabilize the process. In contrast to positive feedback.
Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.
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