RNA Polymerase as a Molecular Motor

  title={RNA Polymerase as a Molecular Motor},
  author={Jeff Gelles and Robert Landick},
homologous multisubunit enzymes (Polyakov et al., 1995) Brandeis University that execute a remarkable series of choreographed Waltham, Massachusetts 02254 movements while transcribing DNA (Uptain et al., 1997). † Department of Bacteriology Initially, RNAP can bind to DNA and then randomly slide University of Wisconsin—Madison along the duplex until a promoter is encountered. En-Madison, Wisconsin 53706-1567 gagement with a promoter requires protein initiation factors that make sequence-specific… CONTINUE READING


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