Leading and Lagging Strand Synthesis in Dna

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The synthesis of a new strand of a replicating DNA molecule as a series of short fragments that are subsequently joined together. Only one of the new strands, the so-called lagging strand, is synthesized in this way. The other strand (leading strand) is synthesized by continuous addition of nucleotides to the growing end, i.e. continuous replication.

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Leading and Lagging Strand Synthesis in DnaThe General View of Lagging and Leading Strand SynthesisThe synthesis of a new strand of a replicating DNA molecule as a series of short fragments that are subsequently joined together. Only one of the new strands, the so-called lagging strand, is syn

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