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RNA-Directed DNA Polymerase

An enzyme that synthesizes DNA on an RNA template. It is encoded by the pol gene of retroviruses and by certain retrovirus-like elements. EC

Year introduced: 1996

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Tree Number(s): D08.811.913.696.445.308.300.750, D12.776.964.775.375.750, D12.776.964.900.750.500.750, D12.776.964.970.600.850.375.750

MeSH Unique ID: D012194

Registry Number: EC

Entry Terms:

  • RNA Directed DNA Polymerase
  • Reverse Transcriptase
  • RNA Transcriptase
  • DNA Polymerase, RNA-Directed
  • DNA Polymerase, RNA Directed
  • RNA-Dependent DNA Polymerase
  • DNA Polymerase, RNA-Dependent
  • RNA Dependent DNA Polymerase
  • Revertase

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