Medical Dictionary


noun pro·mot·er \-ˈmōt-ər\

Medical Definition of PROMOTER

:  a substance that in very small amounts is able to increase the activity of a catalyst
:  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
:  a chemical believed to promote carcinogenicity or mutagenicity


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