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promoter


promoter

noun pro·mot·er \-ˈmōt-ər\

Definition of PROMOTER

1
:  a substance that in very small amounts is able to increase the activity of a catalyst
2
:  a binding site in a DNA chain at which RNA polymerase binds to initiate transcription of messenger RNA by one or more nearby structural genes
3
:  a chemical believed to promote carcinogenicity or mutagenicity
February 28, 2015
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To speak pompously or dogmatically
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