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Bacteriophage RNA polymerase

PDB ID: 1MSW

RNA polymerase transcribes the genetic information in DNA, creating a complementary strand of RNA. This structure includes a small RNA polymerase enzyme from bacteriophage, along with short pieces of DNA and RNA, showing the process of transcription.

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Length: 20
Type:
dna
Length: 17
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dna
Length: 10
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rna
Length: 883
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protein
 
 
 
 

Reference

PDB ID: 1MSW , Pubmed

Structural Basis for the Transition from Initiation to Elongation Transcription in T7 RNA Polymerase

Yin, Y.W., Steitz, T.A.

Journal: (2002) Science 298: 1387-1395


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