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GO term:RNA-directed DNA polymerase activity
Synonym: deoxynucleoside-triphosphate:DNA deoxynucleotidyltransferase (RNA-directed) activity
Synonym: DNA nucleotidyltransferase (RNA-directed) activity
Synonym: reverse transcriptase activity
Synonym: revertase activity
Synonym: RNA-dependent deoxyribonucleate nucleotidyltransferase activity
Synonym: RNA-dependent DNA polymerase activity
Synonym: RNA-directed DNA polymerase, group II intron encoded
Synonym: RNA-directed DNA polymerase, transposon encoded
Synonym: RNA-instructed DNA polymerase activity
Synonym: RNA revertase activity
Synonym: RT
GO id:GO:0003964
Definition:Catalysis of the reaction: deoxynucleoside triphosphate + DNA(n) = diphosphate + DNA(n+1). Catalyzes RNA-template-directed extension of the 3'- end of a DNA strand by one deoxynucleotide at a time.
Number of paths to term: 1

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                is-acatalytic activity
                        is-atransferase activity
                                is-atransferase activity, transferring phosphorus-containing groups
                                        is-anucleotidyltransferase activity
                                                is-aDNA polymerase activity
                                                        is-aDNA-directed DNA polymerase activity
                                                        is-aRNA-directed DNA polymerase activity [GO:0003964] (9 genes, 18 annotations)
                                                                is-atelomerase activity +
                                                                is-atelomerase RNA reverse transcriptase activity

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