Objective: Relate the structure of DNA to the process of DNA replication.
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Study Guide Questions
- Understand the role of the following enzymes in DNA replication: Helicase, primase, DNA polymerase, ligase
- Given a strand of DNA and the DIRECTION replication occurs, determine which strand is the leading strand and which is the lagging strand.
- DNA replication is ____________? (Use one word to answer…or one hyphenated word?)
- What are Okazaki fragments?
- Clearly explain why Okazaki fragments exist.