Biochemistry – MCQ 76 – DNA synthesis from RNA

An enzyme that makes a double stranded DNA copy from a single stranded RNA template molecule is known as:
A. DNA polymerase
B. RNA polymerase
C. Reverse transcriptase
D. Phosphokinase

Correct answer : C. Reverse transcriptase

Reverse transcriptase is an RNA dependant DNA polymerase. It is seen in retro viruses.

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