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.
Characterization of novel reverse transcriptase and other RNA-associated catalytic activities by human DNA polymerase gamma: importance in mitochondrial DNA replication.
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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