primase

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pri·mase

(prī'māz),
A polymerase that acts on a template DNA strand to produce RNA, resulting in the formation of an RNA primer needed in RNA replication.
Synonym(s): dnaG
[primer + -ase]

primase

an ENZYME that synthesizes RNA PRIMERS during DNA replication in bacteria and certain single-stranded DNA phages. The RNA primers can then be extended by DNA POLYMERASE (see DNA (b) REPLICATION).
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Las variables DNAr1 (1.45 [+ o -] 0.59m), DNAr2 (3.74 [+ o -] 2.14m), DNAg (11.28 [+ o -] 3.63m), CD (23.68 [+ o -] 15.04%), PTN (24.53 [+ o -] 8.50 cm), PCIN (28.76 [+ o -] 6.18 cm), ACIN1 (33.57 [+ o -] 9.81 cm), ACIN2 37.28 [+ o -] 9.58 cm), pH-T (6.20 [+ o -] 0.60), pH-CI (6.32 [+ o -] 0.44), HUM-T (4.79 [+ o -] 3.19%) y HUM-CI (5.78 [+ o -] 4.17%) fueron similares (p > 0.05, Cuadro 3) entre las localidades de La Ventanilla y Palmasola.
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