Thermal Inactivation of the Primer in DNA-Dependent Synthesis of RNA in Animal Tissue

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Science  10 Jul 1964:
Vol. 145, Issue 3628, pp. 161-162
DOI: 10.1126/science.145.3628.161


An enzyme preparation obtained from bovine lymphosarcoma tissue catalyzes the DNA-dependent synthesis of RNA. Native DNA is a more efficient primer in the reaction than heat-denatured DNA.