Cell Phys Chapter 7
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What links nucleotide bases together?
Double helix of DNA structure is held together by
Noncovalent interactions (hydrogen bonds, hydrophobic interactions)
Number of hydrogen bonds between AT
Number of hydrogen bonds between CG
Semiconservative charactaristic of eukaryotic DNA replication
Each daughter cell contains 1 parent strand and 1 newstrand
Bidirectional characteristic of eukaryotic DNA replication
Starts at several points, replication "bubble" is formed (Bidirectional with multiple origins)
DNA polymerases cannot synthesize new DNA without
Short stretches of RNA
RNA primase makes
Small stretches of RNA
DNA polymerases elongate DNA chain by addition of
Base pairs to the 3' end
New DNA is always synthesized in what direction?
5' - 3'
Parental strand is read in what direction?
3' - 5'
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