antipromoter

antipromoter

Oncology A substance that blocks the action of a promoter molecule in carcinogenesis, potentially acting at any stage in a neoplastic transformation sequence Examples Dietary fiber, vitamins A, C and E, selenium, indoles, flavones, isothiocyanates. See Tumor promoter.
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The counselors in his external domain and the resulting self-acceptance in his internal domain functioned as a new and more adaptive coalition that functioned as a healthy counterposition to the avoidant, dreamer, and perfectionist positions that were originally overly dominant in the self and functioned, in their combination, as antipromoters, blocking the development of a variety of other (possible) positions.