An enzyme inducer is a type of drug that increases the metabolic activity of an enzyme either by binding to the enzyme and activating it, or by increasing the expression of the gene coding for the enzyme.[1][page needed] It is the opposite of an enzyme repressor.

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  1. ^ Stanbury PF, Whitaker A, Hall SJ (2013). Principles of Fermentation Technology (2nd ed.). Elsevier. ISBN 9781483292915. Retrieved 1 August 2016.

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