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GO term:DNA-directed RNA polymerase activity
Synonym: C ribonucleic acid formation factors
Synonym: C RNA formation factors
Synonym: deoxyribonucleic acid-dependent ribonucleic acid polymerase activity
Synonym: DNA-dependent ribonucleate nucleotidyltransferase activity
Synonym: DNA-dependent RNA nucleotidyltransferase activity
Synonym: DNA-dependent RNA polymerase activity
Synonym: DNA-directed RNA polymerase I activity
Synonym: DNA-directed RNA polymerase II activity
Synonym: DNA-directed RNA polymerase III activity
Synonym: nucleoside-triphosphate:RNA nucleotidyltransferase (DNA-directed) activity
Synonym: RNA nucleotidyltransferase (DNA-directed) activity
Synonym: RNA polymerase I activity
Synonym: RNA polymerase II activity
Synonym: RNA polymerase III activity
Synonym: transcriptase
GO id:GO:0003899
Definition:Catalysis of the reaction: nucleoside triphosphate + RNA(n) = diphosphate + RNA(n+1). Utilizes a DNA template, i.e. the catalysis of DNA-template-directed extension of the 3'-end of an RNA strand by one nucleotide at a time. Can initiate a chain 'de novo'.
Number of paths to term: 1

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negatively-regulatesdenotes a 'negatively-regulates' relationship


Gene_Ontology
        is-amolecular_function
                is-acatalytic activity
                        is-atransferase activity
                                is-atransferase activity, transferring phosphorus-containing groups
                                        is-anucleotidyltransferase activity
                                                is-aRNA polymerase activity
                                                        is-aDNA-directed RNA polymerase activity [GO:0003899] (41 genes, 81 annotations)
                                                                is-abacterial-type RNA polymerase activity +
                                                                is-aDNA primase activity
                                                                is-aRNA polymerase I activity
                                                                is-aRNA polymerase II activity
                                                                is-aRNA polymerase III activity
                                                                is-aRNA polymerase IV activity
                                                                is-aRNA polymerase V activity
                                                                is-asingle subunit type RNA polymerase activity +
                                                        is-aRNA-directed RNA polymerase activity


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last database update
11/11/2014
MGI 5.20
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