Unformatted text preview: Before a cell divides, it copies its DNA by a process called DNA replication. • In DNA replication, enzymes work to unwind and separate the double helix and add complementary nucleotides to the exposed strands., • The result of DNA replication is two exact copies of the cell's original DNA. Each new double helix is composed of one original DNA strand and one new DNA strand. • DNA polymerase proofreads DNA during its replication so that very few errors occur. 30 | P a g e Gautham – 11/19/09...
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This note was uploaded on 09/06/2011 for the course BIO 201 taught by Professor Mr.bajom during the Spring '09 term at Abu Dhabi University.
- Spring '09