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What is RNA | Genetics | Biology | FuseSchool

Transcription is the first step of gene expression, in which a particular segment of DNA is copied into RNA by the enzyme RNA polymerase. Both DNA and RNA are nucleic acids, which use base pairs of nucleotides as a complementary language. During transcription, a DNA sequence is read by an RNA polymerase, which produces a complementary, antiparallel RNA strand called a primary transcript.
  • Background 

  • Major steps 

  • Inhibitors 

  • Endogenous inhibitors 

  • Transcription factors 

  • History 

  • Measuring and detecting 

  • Reverse transcription