transcriptase

transcriptase

[tran-skrip-teys, -teyz]
noun Biochemistry.

Origin:
1963; transcript(ion) + -ase

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transcriptase (trænˈskrɪpteɪz)
 
n
See reverse transcriptase

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transcriptase tran·scrip·tase (trān-skrĭp'tās, -tāz)
n.

  1. A polymerase that catalyzes the formation of RNA from a DNA template in the process of transcription.

  2. Reverse transcriptase.

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