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RNA Polymerase II MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
RNA Polymerase II
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.913.696.445.735.270.762
Unique ID
D012319
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012319
Scope Note
A DNA-dependent RNA polymerase present in bacterial, plant, and animal cells. It functions in the nucleoplasmic structure and transcribes DNA into RNA. It has different requirements for cations and salt than RNA polymerase I and is strongly inhibited by alpha-amanitin. EC 2.7.7.6.
Entry Term(s)
DNA-Dependent RNA Polymerase II
RNA Pol II
RNA Polymerase B
Registry Number
EC 2.7.7.-
Previous Indexing
RNA Nucleotidyltransferases (1968-1972)
RNA Polymerases (1973-1976)
Public MeSH Note
84; was see under RNA POLYMERASES 1977-83
History Note
84(77); was see under RNA POLYMERASES 1977-83
Date Established
1984/01/01
Date of Entry
1976/04/19
Revision Date
2013/07/08
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