RNA Pol II transcription speed

Range yeast 18-42 unspecified 100 bases/sec
Organism Various
Reference Landenmark HK, Forgan DH, Cockell CS. An Estimate of the Total DNA in the Biosphere. PLoS Biol. 2015 Jun 11 13(6):e1002168. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1002168. p.5/10 bottom paragraphPubMed ID26066900
Primary Source [34] Pérez-Ortín JE, Alepuz PM, Moreno J. Genomics and gene transcription kinetics in yeast. Trends Genet. 2007 23: 250–257. [35] Rogers SO. Integrated Molecular Evolution. Florida: CRC Press 2011.PubMed ID17379352
Comments p.5/10 bottom paragraph:"A typical speed of DNA transcription is 18–42 bases per second for RNA polymerase II to travel along chromatin templates [primary source 34] and elsewhere suggested as 100 bases per second [primary source 35]."
Entered by Uri M
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