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Okazaki Fragment and RNA Primer

Postby ahyaa » Sun Nov 17, 2013 10:01 am

Hi, I have a simple semantics question.

I have been reading some literature that seems to consider RNA Primers as part of Okazaki fragments, but this should not be so because Okazaki Fragments by definition are just the DNA portions synthesized on the lagging strand. Any opinions/clarifications on this?
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Postby JackBean » Mon Nov 18, 2013 10:32 am

does that really matter?
http://www.biolib.cz/en/main/

Cis or trans? That's what matters.
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