RNA polymerase

Origin of RNA polymerase

First recorded in 1960–65
Also called transcriptase.
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rna polymerase in Medicine

RNA polymerase

n.
  1. A polymerase that catalyzes the synthesis of RNA from a DNA or RNA template.
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rna polymerase in Science

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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