polynucleotide adenylyltransferase activity

id: GO:0004652
name: polynucleotide adenylyltransferase activity
namespace: molecular_function
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: Catalysis of the template-independent extension of the 3'- end of an RNA or DNA strand by addition of one adenosine molecule at a time. Cannot initiate a chain 'de novo'. The primer, depending on the source of the enzyme, may be an RNA or DNA fragment, or oligo(A) bearing a 3'-OH terminal group.

Parent Functions

GO:0070566adenylyltransferase activity