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Unformatted text preview: iring to a “template” strand (fig 16.9). Any questions about DNA structure? By the end of this lesson, you should be
-tell what is meant by “semi-conservative
-explain the “synthesis” action of DNA
polymerase, and other proteins needed for
-tell what is different about replication on
the “leading” and “lagging” strands Overview question: Is DNA replication
“conservative” or “semi-conservative”?
“conservative” means what?
“semi-conservative” means what?
What would each predict about DNA?
The Meselson-Stahl tested that question
with bacteria, using DNA nucleotides
made up of different isotopes of N
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