DNA Replication

DNA Replication

VOCABULARY

replication the process of making an exact copy of a DNA molecule helicase the enzyme that breaks the hydrogen bonds holding the two strands of DNA together, allowing the molecule to unzip for replication DNA polymerase enzyme that adds complementary nucleotides to the 3’ end of a DNA strand that is being replicated semi-conservative DNA replication is called semi-conservative because each daughter strand produced from replication is half of the original strand and […]