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What are the Enzymes involved in DNA Replication?

enzymes involved in DNA replication

A fundamental property of living organisms is their ability to reproduce. Bacteria and fungi can divide to produce daughter cells that are identical to the parental cells. Sexually reproducing organisms produce offspring that are similar to themselves. This article covers the Enzymes Involved in DNA Replication.  On a cellular level, this …

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What is Fidelity of DNA Replication in Normal?

fidelity of DNA Replication in normal

DNA replication is, by far, the most accurate of known enzyme-catalyzed processes. The error rate per base pair per round of replication is about 10-9 to 10-10. The accuracy cannot be explained, however, by the different binding energies between correct and incorrect base pairs (this amounts to only a 100 …

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Replicons: What is Replicons and Where it is located? (Basic Functions)

what is replicons in cell

For most prokaryotic chromosomes, the replicon is the entire chromosome. One notable exception found comes from archaea, where two Sulfolobus species have been shown to contain three replicons. Examples of bacterial species that have been found to possess multiple replicons include Rhodobacter sphaeroides, Vibrio cholera, and Burkholderia multivorans. These “Secondary” …

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Microbial growth and its Basics

Microbial or Bacterial Growth

Microbial growth may be described as occurring in different ways under different circumstances. Microbial growth is usually studied as a population, not an individual. Individual cells divide in a process called binary fission where two daughter cells arise from a single cell. The daughter cells are identical except for the …

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