PCB3063 Genetics DNA Replication Homework
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Label the Replication Fork in question 1.
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1. Label the prokaryotic replication fork with all molecules and structures involved in
their correct positions. Include, Gyrase, Helicase, SSBP, DNA Pol I, DNA Pol III, Sliding
Clamp, Primase, RNA primer, Okazaki fragment, Ligase, 3’ & 5’ ends of parental and
daughter strands, and indicate overall direction of replication.
2. Explain what would happen to the DNA replication process if each of the proteins
mentioned below was mutated and no longer functioned. Be sure to explain if one, both,
or neither strand(s) of DNA would be affected. (DNA replication would stop is not a