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RNA Polymerase III MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
RNA Polymerase III
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.913.696.445.735.270.775
Unique ID
D012320
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012320
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.
Entry Term(s)
DNA-Dependent RNA Polymerase III
RNA Polymerase C
Registry Number
EC 2.7.7.6
Previous Indexing
RNA Nucleotidyltransferases (1968-1972)
RNA Polymerases (1973-1976)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under RNA POLYMERASES 1977-90
History Note
91(77); was see under RNA POLYMERASES 1977-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1976/04/19
Revision Date
2016/06/29
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