The enzyme DNA polymerase

The enzyme DNA polymerase - The old strand then unites...

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The enzyme  DNA polymerase  joins all the nucleotide components to  one another, forming a long strand of nucleotides.  Thus, the old strand of DNA directs the synthesis of a new strand of  DNA through complementary base pairing. 
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Unformatted text preview: The old strand then unites with the new strand to reform a double helix. This process is called semiconservative replication because one of the old strands is conserved in the new DNA double helix....
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This note was uploaded on 12/10/2011 for the course BIOLOGY bi 101 taught by Professor - during the Fall '10 term at Montgomery.

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