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RNA Polymerase III MeSH Descriptor Data 2023

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RNA Polymerase III
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Scope Note
A DNA-dependent RNA polymerase present in bacterial, plant, and animal cells. It functions in the nucleoplasmic structure where it transcribes DNA into RNA. It has specific requirements for cations and salt and has shown an intermediate sensitivity to alpha-amanitin in comparison to RNA polymerase I and II.
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DNA-Dependent RNA Polymerase III
RNA Polymerase C
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RNA Nucleotidyltransferases (1968-1972)
RNA Polymerases (1973-1976)
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91; was see under RNA POLYMERASES 1977-90
History Note
91(77); was see under RNA POLYMERASES 1977-90
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