It involves formation of a new DNA molecule.
It involves formation of m-RNA from template DNA strand.
DNA Polymerase is the main enzyme used.
RNA Polymerase is the main enzyme involved in transcription.
RNA primer is required to start replication.
No RNA primer is needed to start transcription.
Takes place during the S phase of the cell cycle.
Takes place during the G1 and G2 phases of cell cycle.
The raw materials include deoxyribonucleoside triphosphates (dATP, dGTP, dTTP, dCTP)
The raw materials include ribonucleoside triphosphates (ATP, GTP, UTP, CTP)