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DNA replication

DNA Replication Definition DNA replication is the process of copying and duplicating a DNA molecule. The process is carried... Read More

Helicase

Definition noun, plural: helicases An enzyme that utilizes energy from nucleoside triphosphate (e.g. ATP) hydrolysis in... Read More

Okazaki fragment

Definition noun, plural: Okazaki fragments Relatively short fragment of DNA synthesized on the lagging strand during DNA... Read More

Mutagen

Mutagen Definition What is a mutagen? A mutagen is a substance or agent that causes DNA impairment that results in the... Read More

Replication

Definition noun (1) (genetics) The process of duplicating or producing an exact copy of a polynucleotide strand such as... Read More

DNA polymerase

Definition noun, plural: DNA polymerases (molecular biology) An enzyme assisting in DNA replication Supplement Polymerases... Read More

Uridine triphosphate

Definition noun plural: uridine triphosphates (biochemistry) A nucleotide composed of uracil, ribose and three phosphate... Read More