6. Depending upon the chemical nature of the template (DNA or RNA) and the nature of nucleic acids synthesised from it (DNA or RNA), list the types of nucleic acid polymerases.

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Depending upon the chemical nature of the template (DNA or RNA) and the nature of nucleic acids synthesised from it (DNA or RNA), two types of nucleic acid polymerases are found

1. DNA dependent DNA polymerase- It uses a DNA as a template to synthesise new strand of DNA. 

2. DNA dependent RNA polymerase- It uses DNA as a template to synthesise RNA. 

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