Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0034062 - RNA polymerase activity

Synonyms: ribonucleate nucleotidyltransferase activity, ribonucleate polymerase activity, ribonucleic acid polymerase activity, ribonucleic acid transcriptase activity, ribonucleic polymerase activity, ribonucleic transcriptase activity, RNA nucleotidyltransferase activity, RNA transcriptase activity

Definition: Catalysis of the reaction: nucleoside triphosphate + RNA(n) = diphosphate + RNA(n+1); the synthesis of RNA from ribonucleotide triphosphates in the presence of a nucleic acid template.

Parent Classes:
GO:0016779 - nucleotidyltransferase activity

Child Classes:
GO:0003899 - DNA-directed RNA polymerase activity (7)

Unification Links: GO:0034062

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of EcoCyc: Nucleic Acids Research 41:D605-12 2013
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