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Substance Name: Nucleotidyltransferase, deoxyribonucleate, RNA-dependent
RN: 9068-38-6


  • 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
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Names and Synonyms

MeSH Heading

  • RNA-Directed DNA Polymerase


  • EINECS 232-964-5
  • Reverse transcriptase

Systematic Name

  • Nucleotidyltransferase, deoxyribonucleate, RNA-dependent

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 9068-38-6

System Generated Number

  • 0009068386