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DNA REPLICATION QUESTION SET (refer to 5.2 PPT and text to answer the following questions) 1. DNA is described as an antiparallel, complementary, double-polynucleotide helix. Explain what each of those terms mean. 2. There are 9 different enzymes or proteins that perform specific tasks in the DNA replication process. Complete the table below for the enzymes/proteins. 3. 4. 5. What happens during each step? Initiation: a portion of the DNA is unwound to expose the bases for base pairing. Unwinding starts at a specific nucleotide sequence called the origin of replication. Initiator proteins determine the origin of replication.

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