DNA primase is the polymerase that synthesizes small RNA primers for the Okazaki fragments made during discontinuous DNA replication. Heterodimer of a small subunit and a large subunit. Belongs to the eukaryotic-type primase small subunit family. Note: This description may include information from UniProtKB.
Protein type: DNA replication; EC 2.7.7.-; Nucleotide Metabolism - purine; Nucleotide Metabolism - pyrimidine; Transferase