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reverse transcriptase

noun reverse tran·scrip·tase \-ˌtran-ˈskrip-(ˌ)tās, -(ˌ)tāz\

Definition of REVERSE TRANSCRIPTASE

:  a polymerase especially of retroviruses that catalyzes the formation of DNA using RNA as a template

First Known Use of REVERSE TRANSCRIPTASE

1971

reverse transcriptase

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of REVERSE TRANSCRIPTASE

:  a polymerase especially of retroviruses that catalyzes the formation of DNA using RNA as a template

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