Transcription and RNA Processing

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Can DNA polymerase 1 be considered an RNase?

I suppose it could. All it means to have RNase activity is to break a phosphodiester linkage in RNA, and DNA polymerase I can do that! But really, I've never heard DNA polymerase I referred to as a ribonuclease...

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