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Term:
RNA polymerase III complex (GO:0005666)
Annotations: Rat: (20) Mouse: (18) Human: (19) Chinchilla: (10) Bonobo: (12) Dog: (17) Squirrel: (12) Pig: (19)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
alpha DNA polymerase:primase complex  
RNA polymerase I complex  
RNA polymerase II, core complex  
RNA polymerase II, holoenzyme +   
RNA polymerase III complex  
RNA polymerase III, one of three nuclear DNA-directed RNA polymerases found in all eukaryotes, is a multisubunit complex; typically it produces 5S rRNA, tRNAs and some of the small nuclear RNAs. Two large subunits comprise the most conserved portion including the catalytic site and share similarity with other eukaryotic and bacterial multisubunit RNA polymerases. The remainder of the complex is composed of smaller subunits (generally ten or more), some of which are also found in RNA polymerase I and others of which are also found in RNA polymerases I and II. Although the core is competent to mediate ribonucleic acid synthesis, it requires additional factors to select the appropriate template.
RNA polymerase IV complex 
RNA polymerase V complex 

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: DNA-directed RNA polymerase III complex
Related Synonyms: DNA-directed RNA polymerase III activity
Definition Sources: GOC:krc, GOC:mtg_sensu

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