Transcription and RNA Processing

ID #1165

How do eukaryotes know which RNA polymerase to use when transcribing?

Any polymerase that recognizes a promoter is allowed to transcribe that gene. The limitation, of course, is that RNA polymerase II doesn't recognize the promoters for tRNA genes or rRNA genes, and so on.

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