- a site on a DNA molecule at which RNA polymerase binds and initiates transcription.
- a gene sequence that activates transcription.
Origin of promoter
Related formsself-pro·mot·er, noun
Examples from the Web for promoter
In 2014, Facebook has become an avatar, promoter, and beneficiary of the social media-related bubble.
Better yet, added StubHub spokesman Glenn Lehrman in an interview with The Daily Beast, blame the venue, the promoter, the artist.12-12-12 Concert Ticket Scalpers: The Hurricane Sandy Benefit Spoilers|Winston Ross|December 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Did I mention that Mr. Kristol was once a promoter of Alan Keyes?
The couple moved to Orlando, where Christy got noticed by the most well-known name in the business: promoter Don King.
Promoter Allocco says the singer told him he had 100 ready-to-go unreleased songs.
Mr. Schwab, at the time he became a promoter of Nevada mines, was an expert steelmaker.
Nor does it establish a case against the wares of the promoter who does.
He was a typical New Englander, a founder of institutions, a promoter of every enterprise beneficial to society.
"These columns are of the purest (something) marble," declared the Promoter, laying his hand upon one of them.A Court of Inquiry|Grace S. Richmond
The reason is obvious to a little close thinking: Ignorance is at once a safeguard against and a promoter of conservatism.How to Listen to Music, 7th ed.|Henry Edward Krehbiel