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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.

promoter

n. a person who puts together a business, particularly a corporation, including the financing. Usually the promoter is the principal shareholder or one of the management team and has a contract with the incorporators or makes a claim for shares of stock for his/her efforts in organization. Most states limit the amount of "promotional stock" since it is supported only by effort and not by assets or cash. (See: promotional stock)

promoter

noun  advocate, aider, auctor, backer, benefactor, encourager, enterpriser, fautor, financial backer, financier, founder, organizer, organizer of business enterprises, organizer of commercial enterprises, patron, planner, prime mover, publicist, sponsor, supporter
See also: abettor, advocate, backer, benefactor, coactor, conspirer, developer, disciple, partisan, patron, sponsor
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The promoter region of human HSPA6 gene represents an interesting area in the field of biotechnology.
Polymorphism in the promoter region of CAT gene may decrease the gene expression which ultimately reduce the enzymatic activity and increase the oxidative stress.
To investigate the promoter region of HLA-DQA1 with IMN in Chinese Han population, six SNPs were detected in 509 IMN patients and 601 healthy controls.
Conclusion: TNF-[alpha] GG genotype in the -308 promoter region and the IL-1[beta] CC genotype in the -511 region are genetic risk factors for NP formation.
The 3-NTp levels averaged (range) 3,703 (100-23,681) nM/mg protein and the mean (range) methylation levels of the seven CpG sites investigated in the placental LEP promoter region are shown in Table 2.
In order to identify the conserved cis-regulatory elements involved in regulating transcription of the bovine Nanog, a series of deleted fragments of the 5'-proximal promoter region were cloned into the luciferase reporter vector (Figure 1A).
In order to grasp the characteristics of cooling load changes throughout the year of air conditioning more accurately in the promoter region, and provide basis for the cooling capacity selection and cold water pipe diameter design in subsequent regions, the following steps should be followed.
As anchored PCR was performed on genomic DNA, the possibility that other regulatory elements may exist upstream of the sequenced 717-bp promoter region was not excluded.
The results obtained indicated that the TPA-elicited induction of Slug expression is associated with histone H3 acetylation within its promoter region, and these processes are due to the excess production of NADPH oxidase- (NOX-) derived ROS.
The strongest evidence for DNA hypermethylation (25%60%) exists for the promoter region of CDKN2A gene.
Other efficient software's being used to locate the promoter region are Dragon Promoter Finder Eponine Transcription Start Site finder NNPP Promoter Prediction are Regulatory Sequence Analysis Tools.