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enhancer A region on a DNA molecule that can initiate the transcription of a gene that may be some distance away from the enhancer on the same chromosome. It is activated by DNA-binding proteins, which bind to the enhancer regions and in turn regulate the binding of RNA polymerase to the DNA molecule.

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