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RNA polymerases have been implicated in the initiation of replication in bacteria. The conflicting evidence for a role in initiation in eukaryotes is reviewed.


Journal article


J Cell Sci

Publication Date



107 ( Pt 6)


1381 - 1387


Animals, Cell Cycle, DNA Primase, DNA Replication, DNA-Directed RNA Polymerases, Drosophila, Eukaryotic Cells, Models, Genetic, Prokaryotic Cells, RNA, RNA Nucleotidyltransferases, Transcription Factors, Transcription, Genetic, Xenopus