Why does DNA synthesis proceed in a 5′ to 3′ direction?

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a.DNA polymerases can only add nucleotides to the 3′ end of a polynucleotide strand.

b.DNA unzips in the 5’ to 3’ direction.

c.The 3′ end of the polynucleotide molecule contains more phosphates than the 5′ end.

d.Chromosomes are aligned in the 5′ to 3′ direction in the nucleus.

e.DNA strands are parallel to each other.

Apr 20th, 2015

c.The 3′ end of the polynucleotide molecule contains more phosphates than the 5′ end.

Apr 20th, 2015

my bad sorry read it wrong the answer is actually A

Apr 20th, 2015

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