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RNA-Directed DNA Polymerase MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
RNA-Directed DNA Polymerase
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.913.696.445.308.300.750
D12.776.964.775.375.750
D12.776.964.900.750.500.750
D12.776.964.970.600.850.375.750
Unique ID
D012194
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012194
Scope Note
An enzyme that synthesizes DNA on an RNA template. It is encoded by the pol gene of retroviruses and by certain retrovirus-like elements. EC 2.7.7.49.
Entry Term(s)
DNA Polymerase, RNA-Directed
RNA Transcriptase
RNA-Dependent DNA Polymerase
Reverse Transcriptase
Revertase
Registry Number
EC 2.7.7.49
CAS Type 1 Name
Deoxynucleotide-triphosphate:DNA deoxynucleotidyltransferase (RNA-directed)
Previous Indexing
DNA Nucleotidyltransferases (1968-1971)
Public MeSH Note
96; was REVERSE TRANSCRIPTASE 1973-95
History Note
96; was REVERSE TRANSCRIPTASE 1972-95 (Prov 1972)
Entry Combination
antagonists & inhibitors:Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors
Date Established
1973/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/06/22
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