RNA polymerase

  1. an enzyme that synthesizes the formation of RNA from a DNA template during transcription.

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Origin of RNA polymerase

First recorded in 1960–65

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Scientific definitions for RNA polymerase

RNA polymerase

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

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