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What is the role of RNA polymerase?

RNA Polymerase is an enzyme that adds RNA nucleotides to a new RNA strand. One type of RNA Polymerase is involved in transcription, which involves creating the primary RNA transcript from a DNA template. Full Answer

What is the primase and its function?

Primase in the DNA-dependent RNA polymerase enzyme that functions in DNA replication by synthesizing the RNA primers which are then extended by DNA polymerase to yield newly synthesized DNA fragments. While being an RNA polymerase, primase is different from the… Full Answer

Where does RNA polymerase bind?

RNA polymerase bind specific regions of DNA called promoters. The RNA polymerase holoenzyme is guided to promoters by interactions between members of the holoenyzme and specific DNA sequences such as the TATA box. Full Answer