polymerase

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(pŏ-lim′ĕ-rās″ )

(pol′ĭ-mĕ-rās″)
[polymer + -ase]
An enzyme that catalyzes polymerization of nucleotides to form DNA molecules before cell division, or RNA molecules before protein synthesis.

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(pŏ-lim′ĕ-rās″ )

(pol′ĭ-mĕ-rās″)
[polymer + -ase]
An enzyme that catalyzes polymerization of nucleotides to form DNA molecules before cell division, or RNA molecules before protein synthesis.

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