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(Science: molecular biology) complex of proteins involved in the synthesis of the rNA primer sequences used in dNA replication. Main components are primase and dNA helicase that move as a unit with the replication fork.

Origin: Gr. Soma = body

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RNA Primer

RNA primers are synthesized by PRIMOSOME, specifically, dnaG or primase enzyme... the RNA primer came from dnaG plus dna B interactions....so I guess your question should be put in another way... the RNA primer is the product, yet the PRIMOSOME ...

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by epsilonbeta
Tue Feb 06, 2007 11:47 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: RNA Primer
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Views: 5170

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... strand. Therefore, to start the synthesis of the leading strand and each DNA fragment of the lagging strand, an RNA polymerase complex called a primosome or primase is required. The primase, which is capable of joining RNA nucleotides without requiring a preexisting strand of nucleic acid, first ...

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by ginny
Tue Jul 19, 2005 12:08 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Hydrogen bonds
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