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inducer

noun in·duc·er \-ˈdü-sər, -ˈdyü-\

Definition of INDUCER

:  one that induces; especially :  a substance that is capable of activating the transcription of a gene by combining with and inactivating a genetic repressor

First Known Use of INDUCER

circa 1538

inducer

noun in·duc·er \-ˈd(y)ü-sər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of INDUCER

:  one that induces; specifically :  a substance that is capable of activating the transcription of a gene by combining with and inactivating a genetic repressor

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