Definition of enhancer in English:

enhancer

Line breaks: en|han¦cer
Pronunciation: /ɪnˈhɑːnsə(r)
 
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noun

1A person or thing that enhances something: a sweetener and flavour enhancer
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  • That only leaves the readily available cognitive enhancers caffeine and nicotine.
  • For growers of fruit, cereals and vegetables this provides new market opportunities, but they will have to be able to guarantee good crop yields without the phosphate-based growth enhancers used currently.
  • Because of their caffeine content, coffee, tea and cocoa were used as awareness enhancers in some older religions.
1.1 Genetics A DNA sequence that increases the level of transcription of a gene that is located nearby on the same chromosome.
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  • Both mutations are caused by the presence of the gypsy insulator between the enhancer and promoter sequences of the cut and yellow genes.
  • Hence, selective events occurring in one region of the genome would be facilitated if there were an enhancer of recombination nearby.

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