What is meant by the description "antiparallel" regarding the strands that make up DNA?A) The twisting nature of DNA creates nonparallel strands.B) The 5' to 3' direction of one strand runs counter to the 5' to 3' direction of the other strand.C) Base pairings create unequal spacing between the two DNA strands.D) One strand is positively charged and the other is negatively charged.E) One strand contains only purines and the other contains only pyrimidines.
Question 8The difference between ATP and the nucleoside triphosphates used during DNA synthesis is that
Question 9The leading and the lagging strands differ in that
Correct!Which of the following sets of materials are required by both eukaryotes and prokaryotes for replication?
Question 11What is the function of topoisomerase?A) relieving strain in the DNA ahead of the replication forkB) elongating new DNA at a replication fork by adding nucleotides to the existing chainC) adding methyl groups to bases of DNAD) unwinding of the double helixE) stabilizing single-stranded DNA at the replication forkC
Question 12Which of the following statements describes the eukaryotic chromosome?