HyperDic: polymerase

English > 1 sense of the word polymerase:
NOUNsubstancepolymerasean enzyme that catalyzes the formation of new DNA and RNA from an existing strand of DNA or RNA
polymerase > pronunciation
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English > polymerase: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningAn enzyme that catalyzes the formation of new DNA and RNA from an existing strand of DNA or RNA.
NarrowerDNA polymeraseThe enzyme responsible for DNA replication
reverse transcriptaseA polymerase that catalyzes the formation of DNA using RNA as a template
transcriptase, RNA polymeraseThe enzyme that copies DNA into RNA
BroaderenzymeAny of several complex proteins that are produced by cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions
Spanishpolimerasa
Catalanpolimerasa

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