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Help about DNA replication

Post by Saffari » Sat Mar 10, 2007 10:31 am

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hey guys.im very much confused about DNA replication.would u help me explaining how it starts and what kinds of enzymes are inolved in the process.Which enzyme causes DNA unzipping and which one adds new strands to the older strain?
will be grateful!

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Post by scmesser » Sat Mar 10, 2007 7:49 pm

need my 5 posts - 2, sorry!

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Post by Revenged » Sun Mar 11, 2007 11:26 am

Helicase, DNA polymerase

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thanx

Post by Saffari » Sun Mar 11, 2007 5:58 pm

imgreatfull to u reveneged.u solved my problem :lol:

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Post by Jelanen » Sun Mar 11, 2007 6:19 pm

Specifically DNA dependent DNA polymerase. There are other things also called polymerases or DNA polymerases that have nothing to do with DNA replication, so best to be precise.
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Post by krista » Sun Mar 11, 2007 6:45 pm

Revenged is correct. good luck on nex questions

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