What is core enzyme?

Core Enzyme

A core enzyme consists of the subunits of an enzyme that are needed for catalytic activity, as in the core enzyme RNA polymerase.

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Core Enzyme
... A core enzyme consists of the subunits of an enzyme that are needed for catalytic activity, as in the core enzyme RNA polymerase ... An example of a core enzyme is a RNA polymerase enzyme without the sigma factor (σ) ... This enzyme consists of only two alpha (2α), one beta (β) and one beta prime (β') ...

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