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Dna synthesis

Dna synthesis

(Science: molecular biology) The linking together of nucleotides (as deoxyribonucleotide triphosphates) to form dna. In vivo, most synthesis is dna replication, but incorporation of precursors also occurs in repair. In the special case of retroviruses, dna synthesis is directed by an rna template (see reverse transcriptase).


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Re: Why is ATP rather than GTP, CTP or TTP the energy currency?

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by Maus
Tue Feb 03, 2015 6:46 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Why is ATP rather than GTP, CTP or TTP the energy currency?
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by saddy51
Sun Jan 04, 2015 10:39 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: I have got some BIG issues! forgive the long post
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by minasole
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Topic: holographic origin of life
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by jonmoulton
Wed Oct 29, 2014 3:58 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Exp. antisense treatment for Pompe disease
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translation from DNA

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by JackBean
Tue Sep 30, 2014 8:16 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: translation from DNA
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