DNA polymerase


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DNA polymerase

n.
Any of various enzymes that function in the replication and repair of DNA by catalyzing the linking of dATP, dCTP, dGTP, and dTTP in a specific order, using single-stranded DNA as a template.

DNA polymerase


n.
any of a class of enzymes involved in synthesizing DNA from precursor molecules.
[1960–65]
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Noun1.DNA polymerase - the enzyme responsible for DNA replication
polymerase - an enzyme that catalyzes the formation of new DNA and RNA from an existing strand of DNA or RNA
Translations
ADN polymérase
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However, researchers have been trying to produce such enzyme from various versions of Taq DNA polymerase gene via genetic engineering.
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