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polyribonucleotide nucleotidyltransferase

Pronunciation: pol'e-ri'bo-nu'kle-o-tid nu'kle-o-tid'il-trans'fer-as

Definition: An enzyme-catalyzing phosphorolysis of polyribonucleotides or of RNA, yielding nucleoside diphosphates (or the reverse, the first artificial polynucleotide formation discovered).

Synonym(s): polynucleotide phosphorylase

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