RNA polymerase


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RNA polymerase

n.
A polymerase that catalyzes the synthesis of a complementary strand of RNA from a DNA template, or, in some viruses, from an RNA template.

RNA polymerase


n.
an enzyme that synthesizes the formation of RNA from a DNA template during transcription.
[1960–65]
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Noun1.RNA polymerase - the enzyme that copies DNA into RNA
polymerase - an enzyme that catalyzes the formation of new DNA and RNA from an existing strand of DNA or RNA
Translations
ARN polymérase
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In the internal genes of SH/JS01, we observed some human-like and mammalian-adapting signatures, including 89V in polymerase basic subunit (PB)2, 368V in PB1, 356R in the RNA polymerase acidic subunit, 42S in nonstructural gene 1, and 30D and 215A in matrix gene 1; however, some hallmark changes involved in mammalian adaptation still showed avian signatures, including 627E and 701D in PB2 and 100 V and 409S in the RNA polymerase acidic subunit (Table 2).
The virus relies on an enzyme called RNA polymerase to infect and spread in a host.
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The 5' section contains an RNA transcriptional promoter sequence (usually, and as labeled here, a promoter as recognized by the commercially available purified RNA polymerase from bacteriophage T7).
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