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DNA replication

Postby element41skater » Sat Apr 30, 2011 6:56 pm

DNA Replication:
a) starts at an AUG.
b) requires GTP as the energy molecule
c) always starts at a Promoter.
d) requires a free 3' hydroxyl.


I am leaning towards C. This is because a promoter is a DNA sequence that a RNA primer binds to. Thus starting replication.
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Postby JackBean » Sat Apr 30, 2011 7:45 pm

not really, promoter is used in transcription, not replication ;)
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Re: DNA replication

Postby element41skater » Sat Apr 30, 2011 7:53 pm

no i came to that conclusion already...that was a mistake on my part....... i am thinking its actually its D
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Postby JackBean » Sun May 01, 2011 9:11 am

yeah, it seems so :)
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Re: DNA replication

Postby Brittney » Thu Nov 17, 2011 4:04 am

ok i have a question does DNA replication have nuclieotides added to the end after being unwinded and unziped or does it have another step?
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Postby JackBean » Thu Nov 17, 2011 8:27 am

what about primer synthesis? Although that's nucleotide adding as well...
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