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
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Gone are the days of dismissing meat as a heart attack inducer or the unsophisticated grub of Middle America.
Rather than over paying for a front-of-the-rotation starter, Luhnow signed groundball inducer Charlie Morton to a two-year, $14 million deal.
In Polynesian-worthy shades of sea green, celedon and cantaloupe — as well as more a classic black option — the Tiki clutch is a conversation starter, an outfit maker and a vacation inducer all in one.
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