The DNA polymerase III holoenzyme contains 11 protein subunits. Suppose you identify a mutated DNA pol III with very low level of activity and a slow processivity. Which component of the holoenzyme is likely to blame?

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The τ (tau) protein


The clamp loader


The sliding clamp


The two pol III core polymerases


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The sliding clamp

answered May 13, 2013 by GeneX ~Top Expert~ (7,947 points)

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