polymerase gamma


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pol·ym·er·ase gam·ma

a class of mammalian DNA polymerases in the mitochondria responsible for replication of the mitochondrial genome.
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The influence of the DNA polymerase gamma accessory subunit on base excision repair by the catalytic subunit.
The mitochondrial p55 accessory subunit of human DNA polymerase gamma enhances DNA binding, promotes processive DNA synthesis, and confers N-ethylmaleimide resistance.
The fidelity of human DNA polymerase gamma with and without exonucleolytic proofreading and the p55 accessory subunit.
Mutant POLG2 disrupts DNA polymerase gamma subunits and causes progressive external ophthalmoplegia.

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