RNA polymerase


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the enzyme that copies DNA into RNA

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Vannini explained that RNA polymerase and its helper molecules are "often overactive in cancer because cancer cells rely on a large number of protein building blocks to rapidly grow and divide.
Phylogenetic trees of capsid protein (A), RNA-dependent RNA polymerase protein (B), and whole-genome nucleotide (C) sequences of a PoAstV type 3 strain (PoAstV3/ USA/IA/7023/2017, filled circle) from central nervous system tissues of sows with neurologic signs and histopathologic lesions compatible with neurotropic viral infection compared with 66 reference viruses available in GenBank (accession numbers shown in parentheses), which came from multiple animal species (as indicated).
Favipiravir-RTP was chemically synthesized and was tested for the inhibition of RNA polymerase activity of influenza virus as assessed by incorporation of [sup.
Abortive initiation and productive initiation by RNA polymerase involve DNA scrunching".
9 kb) encodes for the viral RNA-dependent RNA polymerase (RdRp) (Rosen et al.
Amplification involves the synthesis of cDNA from the RNA target with a primer containing the T7 RNA polymerase promoter sequence.
RNA polymerase differs from DNA polymerase in that a primer is not needed to initiate synthesis.
The virus relies on an enzyme called RNA polymerase to infect and spread in a host.
Marikki Laiho and her colleagues say their work focused on the ability of a chemical dubbed BMH-21 to sabotage the transcription pathway RNA Polymerase pathway (POL I), shutting down the ability of mutant cancer genes to communicate with cells and replicate.
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).
INDIGO Biosciences has launched its new MitoVir Platform, assays that evaluate mitochondrial toxicity by examining inhibition of the ribonucleoside triphosphates that are substrates for the human mitochondrial RNA polymerase (POL-RMT).
Similarly, in biologics, a transcriptor controls the flow of a specific protein, RNA polymerase, as it travels along a strand of DNA.