Rate of RNA synthesis

Range ~5 pol I: ~3 Pol II/III kbp/min
Organism Eukaryotes
Reference Editor: Dr. Robert A. Meyers, Encyclopedia of Molecular Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine, Dean A. Jackson, The Cell Nucleus: Biogenesis, Structure, and Function, p.5 right column bottom paragraph
Comments The synthetic rates are about 5 kbp/min for Pol I and ~3kbp/min for Pol II/III, respectively, with average transcript lengths of ~13.5, ~15, and ~0.1 kb for Pol I, Pol II, and Pol III, respectively.
Entered by Uri M
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