DNA synthesis is best characterized by which of the following statements?

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It is continuous in the 5' to 3' direction in the lagging strand and discontinuous in the leading strand.

  

It is initiated by an RNA primer at the 5' end of the existing strand.

  

It is conducted in the 5' to 3' direction in both the lagging and leading strands.

  

It is initiated only once at the replication fork during the synthesis of both strands.

 

asked Dec 27, 2012 in Biology by anonymous
    

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It is conducted in the 5' to 3' direction in both the lagging and leading strands.

 

answered Dec 27, 2012 by anonymous



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