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Medical Term:

poly(A) polymerase


an enzyme that catalyzes the formation of a poly(adenylic acid) sequence; polynucleotide adenylyltransferase; it catalyzes the reaction of a polynucleotide with ATP to produce pyrophosphate and a new polynucleotide one residue longer.

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