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Substance Name: Terminal deoxyribonucleotidyltransferase
RN: 9027-67-2


  • A non-template-directed DNA polymerase normally found in vertebrate thymus and bone marrow. It catalyzes the elongation of oligo- or polydeoxynucleotide chains and is widely used as a tool in the differential diagnosis of acute leukemias in man. EC

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified

Classification Code

  • TSCA Flag XU (Exempt from Reporting under Chemical Data Reporting Rule)
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Names and Synonyms

MeSH Heading

  • DNA Nucleotidylexotransferase


  • EINECS 232-819-6
  • Terminal deoxynucleotidyl transferase

Systematic Names

  • Nucleotidyltransferase, terminal deoxyribo-
  • Terminal deoxyribonucleotidyltransferase

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 9027-67-2

System Generated Number

  • 0009027672