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Polymerase

Meanings and phrases

polymerase

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an enzyme that catalyzes the formation of new DNA and RNA from an existing strand of DNA or RNA

DNA polymerase

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the enzyme responsible for DNA replication

RNA polymerase

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the enzyme that copies DNA into RNA; transcriptase

polymerase chain

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • DNA can also be amplified using a procedure called the polymerase chain reaction (PCR).
  • Researchers commonly replicate DNA "in vitro" using the polymerase chain reaction (PCR).
  • The substance is used in the polymerase chain reaction technique, in sequencing, and in cloning.

polymerase chain reaction

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • DNA can also be amplified using a procedure called the polymerase chain reaction (PCR).
  • Researchers commonly replicate DNA "in vitro" using the polymerase chain reaction (PCR).
  • The substance is used in the polymerase chain reaction technique, in sequencing, and in cloning.
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