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pro·mot·er / prəˈmōtər/ • n. a person or thing that promotes something, in particular: ∎  a person or company that finances or organizes a sporting event or theatrical production: a boxing promoter. ∎  a person involved in setting up and funding a new company. ∎  a supporter of a cause or aim: Mitterrand was a fierce promoter of European integration. ∎  (also pro·mo·tor) Chem. an additive that increases the activity of a catalyst. ∎  Biol. a region of a DNA molecule that forms the site at which transcription of a gene starts.

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promoter (in protein synthesis) The region of a DNA molecule that signals the start of transcription. In eukaryote genes, the promoter typically has a core promoter very near to the transcription start site, often containing the base sequence TATA (hence it is called the TATA box). Other promoter elements are located ‘upstream’ of the core promoter and start site. Proteins called transcription factors bind to the promoter and ensure that the enzyme responsible for transcription, RNA polymerase, is correctly positioned with respect to the coding region of the gene.

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PROMOTER

A person who devises a plan for a business venture; one who takes the preliminary steps necessary for the formation of a corporation.

Promoters are the people, who, for themselves or on behalf of others, organize a corporation. They issue a prospectus, obtain stock subscriptions, and secure a charter. Promoters stand in a fiduciary relationship to the proposed company and must act in good faith in all their dealings for the proposed corporation.

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promoter A nucleotide sequence within an operon, lying between the operator and the structural gene or genes, which serves as a recognition site and point of attachment for the RNA polymerase. It is the starting-point for transcription of the structural gene or genes in the operon, but is not itself transcribed.

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