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Number of eukaryotic DNA Polymerases

How many eukaryotic DNA Polymerases are there?

At least 15

Not too many people know that a DNA Polymerase is a cellular or viral polymerase enzyme that synthesizes DNA molecules from their nucleotide building blocks.  It is important to know that Eukaryotes have at least 15 DNA Polymerases: Pol ?, Pol ?, Pol ?, Pol ?, Pol ?.  Needless to say, scientists consider that there are also other eukaryotic polymerases known, which are not as well characterized: ?, ?, ?, ?, and ?.  Not too many people know that none of the eukaryotic polymerases can remove primers.

This fact is verified on : January 9, 2014.





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