Definition of Inducer

1. Noun. An agent capable of activating specific genes.

Generic synonyms: Agent

2. Noun. Someone who tries to persuade or induce or lead on.
Exact synonyms: Persuader
Generic synonyms: Communicator
Specialized synonyms: Lobbyist, Svengali, Coaxer, Wheedler
Derivative terms: Induce, Persuade

Definition of Inducer

1. n. One who, or that which, induces or incites.

Definition of Inducer

1. Noun. a molecule that starts gene expression ¹

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Definition of Inducer

1. one that induces [n -S] - See also: induces

Medical Definition of Inducer

1. An extracellular molecule that enters a cell and initiates transcriptionof a gene or operon. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Inducer

induced apnea
induced enzyme
induced fever
induced fit
induced fit model
induced labour
induced mutation
induced phagocytosis
induced psychotic disorder
induced radioactivity
induced sensitivity
induced symptom
induced trance
inducer (current term)
inducer cell
inducibly expressed GTPase
inductance unit

Literary usage of Inducer

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1. The Century Book for Mothers: A Practical Guide in the Rearing of Healthy by Leroy Milton Yale, Gustav Pollak (1908)
"... SLEEPING THE HAMMOCK AS A SLEEP-inducer Do you consider hammocks injurious to babies? My baby is nearly five months old, and for four months I have used ..."

2. Appletons' Cyclopædia of Applied Mechanics: A Dictionary of Mechanical by Appleton, firm, publishers, New York (1878)
"This is placed in the interior of a metal cylinder J, which may be termed the inducer, having negative tension. This tube is electrified positively; ..."

3. A Text-book of Inorganic Chemistry by Arnold Frederik Holleman (1908)
"The ratio of the transformed portions of the acceptor and inducer is termed the ... If, on the contrary, the concentration of the inducer is increased, ..."

4. The Electrical Review (1881)
"He preserves in his inducer the principle of the obliquity of induced polar ... The inducer is formed by flat bobbins, of which the core is composed, ..."

5. The Law Magazine, Or, Quarterly Review of Jurisprudence by William S. Hein & Company (1853)
"Not a word has been hitherto said about the concern the inducer had in the offence. Everything has gone as the authority the inducer had over the person ..."

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