DNA polymerase with characteristics of reverse transcriptase purified from human milk

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Science  04 May 1979:
Vol. 204, Issue 4392, pp. 511-513
DOI: 10.1126/science.86209


A DNA polymerase purified from a particulate fraction of human milk has biochemical and biophysical properties similar to those of viral reverse transcriptases. This enzyme is immunologically distinct from cellular DNA polymerases obtained from a variety of human sources.