PerspectiveBiochemistry

RNA Polymerase, a Scrunching Machine

+ See all authors and affiliations

Science  17 Nov 2006:
Vol. 314, Issue 5802, pp. 1097-1098
DOI: 10.1126/science.1135746

You are currently viewing the summary.

View Full Text

Summary

RNA polymerase stores energy to break its initial bonds with DNA by scrunching the single strands of DNA that were unwound in the region where the polymerase started RNA synthesis.

Related Content