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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DNA polymerase gamma and mitochondrial disease: Understanding the consequence of POLG mutations.
Identification of 5'-deoxyribose phosphate lyase activity in human DNA polymerase gamma and its role in mitochondrial base excision repair in vitro.
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.

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