RNA polymerase

noun

: any of a group of enzymes that promote the synthesis of RNA using DNA or RNA as a template

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Word History

First Known Use

1961, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of RNA polymerase was in 1961

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“RNA polymerase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/RNA%20polymerase. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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Medical Definition

RNA polymerase

noun
: any of a group of enzymes that promote the synthesis of RNA using DNA or RNA as a template
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