Asked in Genetics, Biology, Microbiology
The direction of DNA replication on the leading strand occurs in the?
The enzyme DNA polymerase synthesises strands in the 5 prime to 3 prime direction, and as DNA is antiparallel the replication of the leading strand occurs from the 3 prime end of the template to the 5 prime end of the template. ...
Asked in Biology, Genetics, Macromolecules
Is RNA polymerase used in both leading and lagging strands of DNA replication?
the leading strand is synthesized in the same direction as the movement of the replication fork, and the lagging strand is synthesized in the opposite direction ...
DNA replication begins in areas of DNA molecules called what?
DNA replication begins in areas of DNA molecules called origins of replication, where replication forks form. New DNA strands grow at the forks. ...
What is the name of the sites where DNA replication occurs?
DNA replication occurs in living cells. The name of the sites where DNA replication occurs is called the origins of replication. ...
Asked in Synonyms and Antonyms
Is DNA transciption is another word for DNA replication?
They are completely different processes in the central dogma. DNA replication is the replication of DNA into DNA by DNA polymerases. Trancription is the transcription of DNA into RNA by RNA polymerase. ...
The first step of DNA replication is the separation of the what?
DNA replication begins at the "origin of replication" in which the enzyme Helicase untwists the parental DNA strands. ...