Associations to the word «Polymerase»


POLYMERASE, noun. (enzyme) Any of various enzymes that catalyze the formation of polymers of DNA or RNA using an existing strand of RNA or DNA respectively as a template.
POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION, noun. (biochemistry) a technique in molecular biology for creating multiple copies of DNA from a sample; used in genetic fingerprinting etc

Dictionary definition

POLYMERASE, noun. An enzyme that catalyzes the formation of new DNA and RNA from an existing strand of DNA or RNA.

Wise words

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Baruch Spinoza