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pro·mot·er

 (prə-mō′tər)
n.
1. One that promotes, especially an active supporter or advocate.
2. A financial and publicity organizer, as of a boxing match or an artistic performance.
3. Genetics The region of an operon that acts as the initial binding site for RNA polymerase.
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promoter

(prəˈməʊtə)
n
1. a person or thing that promotes
2. a person who helps to organize, develop, or finance an undertaking
3. (General Sporting Terms) a person who organizes and finances a sporting event, esp a boxing match
4. (Chemistry) chem a substance added in small amounts to a catalyst to increase its activity
5. (Genetics) genetics a sequence of nucleotides, associated with a structural gene, that must bind with messenger RNA polymerase before transcription can proceed
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pro•mot•er

(prəˈmoʊ tər)

n.
1. one that promotes, furthers, or encourages.
2. a person who initiates or takes part in the organizing of a company, development of a project, etc.
3. a person who organizes and finances a sporting event or entertainment.
4.
a. a site on a DNA molecule at which RNA polymerase binds and initiates transcription.
b. a gene sequence that activates transcription.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.promoter - someone who is an active supporter and advocatepromoter - someone who is an active supporter and advocate
adman, advertiser, advertizer - someone whose business is advertising
barker - someone who stands in front of a show (as at a carnival) and gives a loud colorful sales talk to potential customers
2.promoter - a sponsor who books and stages public entertainmentspromoter - a sponsor who books and stages public entertainments
booker, booking agent - someone who engages a person or company for performances
exhibitioner, exhibitor, shower - someone who organizes an exhibit for others to see
organ-grinder - a street musician who plays a hand organ or hurdy-gurdy
pornographer - someone who presents shows or sells writing or pictures that are sexually explicit in violation of the community mores
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promoter

noun
1. organizer, arranger, entrepreneur, impresario one of the top boxing promoters in Britain
2. supporter, champion, advocate, campaigner, helper, proponent, stalwart, mainstay, upholder Aaron Copland was a most energetic promoter of American music.
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Translations
مُرَوِّج
-kapořadatel
arrangørstøtte
elõmozdítókezdeményezõ
skipuleggjandi
düzenleyici

promoter

[prəˈməʊtəʳ] N (gen) → promotor(a) m/f; (= backer) → patrocinador(a) m/f (Boxing) → empresario/a m/f
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promoter

[prəˈməʊtər] n
[event] → organisateur/trice m/f
[idea, practice] → promoteur/trice m/f
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promoter

n (Sport, of beauty contest etc) → Promoter m, → Veranstalter m; (of company)Promoter m; sales promoterVerkaufsleiter(in) m(f), → Salespromoter(in) m(f) (Comm)
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promoter

[prəˈməʊtəʳ] n (gen) → promotore/trice; (of sporting event) → promoter m inv, organizzatore/trice, fondatore/trice; (of cause) → sostenitore/trice
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promote

(prəˈməut) verb
1. to raise (to a higher rank or position). He was promoted to head teacher.
2. to encourage, organize, or help the progress of. He worked hard to promote peace / this scheme.
3. to encourage the buying of; to advertise. We are promoting a new brand of soap-powder.
proˈmoter noun
proˈmotion (-ʃən) noun
1. the raising of a person to a higher rank or position. He has just been given (a) promotion.
2. encouragement (of a cause, charity etc). the promotion of world peace.
3. the activity of advertising a product etc. He is against the promotion of cigarettes.
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References in periodicals archive ?
There are four evolutionarily conserved binding sites which can be found in the promoter region of UPR related genes, known as: ER stress response element (ERSE, consensus sequence: CCAAT-N9-CCACG), UPR element (UPRE, consensus sequence: TGACGTGG/A), ERSEII (consensus sequence: ATTGG-Nl-CCACGT), and UPREII (consensus sequence ATTGGTCCGCGT).
Various other SNPs in the promoter region including SNPs in pituitary specific transcription factor (Pit-1), Vitamin D response elements (VDRE), nuclear factor (NF) etc.
Researchers found that APTO-253 targets a G-quadruplex motif in the P1/P2 promoter region of the MYC gene and inhibits MYC gene expression to induce apoptosis, resulting in its ability to potently kill hematologic malignant cell lines and primary samples from AML and chronic lymphocytic leukemia patients.
Most environmentally induced resistance mechanisms involve tandem repeats (TRs) in the promoter region of cyp51A coupled with nonsynonymous mutations, TR34/L98H and TR46/Y121F/ T289A (1).
Eventually STAT dimer enters in nucleus and attack with the DNA molecule on promoter region. As a result, translation of specific sequence leads to the for-mation or activation of specific proteins as shown in figure 1.1,4,5,6
BCL2 genotypes at the promoter region (-938) SNP were evaluated by restriction fragment length polymorphism polymerase chain reaction technique (RFLP- PCR).
The bottom line is that for every gene, not only is the coding section sequence important for proper function, but there's always an adjacent promoter region which is susceptible to mutations which can have serious clinical repercussions.
Some studies have found a relationship between recurrent pregnancy loss and various genetic polymorphisms in promoter region of tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-[alpha]) gene (10).
found that the rs2089760 polymorphism in the promoter region of the LAMA1 gene was associated with high myopia in their study of 103 healthy subjects and 97 high-myopic patients in the Chinese population.5 Liang et al.
Previous studies have also reported the association between the polymorphisms in the promoter region of the IL-6 gene and altered cytokine production (10,26).
In 106 INH resistant strains, 97(91%) were associated with mutation in katG gene while resistance in 9 (8.4%) strain was due to mutation in the inhA promoter region. Spoligotyping analysis revealed 55 distinct types of different patterns.