Each RNA polymerase transcribes specific classes of RNA

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Each RNA polymerase transcribes specific classes of RNA: RNA polymerase I is responsible for transcribing the 5.8s rRNA, the 18s rRNA, and the 28s rRNA. RNA polymerase II is responsible for transcribing mRNA. RNA polymerase III is responsible for transcribing the 5s rRNA and the tRNAs. In the mitochondrion -all RNAs: transcribed by a single RNA polymerase In the chloroplast
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Unformatted text preview: -all RNAs: transcribed by a single RNA polymerase The single kind of RNA polymerase in mitochondria and in chloroplasts is very similar to the RNA polymerase found in prokaryotes (remember that mitochondria and chloroplasts are thought to have developed from symbiontic prokaryotes). We will not discuss transcription in these organelles....
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This document was uploaded on 11/03/2011 for the course BIOLOGY MCB2010 at Broward College.

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