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Promoter

Promoter is the binding site for RNA polymerase; it is near the operator.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Promoter
- One who, or that which, forwards, advances, or promotes; an encourager; as, a promoter of charity or philosophy.
- Specifically, one who sets on foot, and takes the preliminary steps in, a scheme for the organization of a corporation, a joint-stock company, or the like.
- One who excites; as, a promoter of sedition.
- An informer; a makebate.
Category: Microbiology
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