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Biology - Chapter 16

Question:

What is the function of topoisomerase?

A) relieving strain in the DNA ahead of the replication fork

B) elongation of new DNA at a replication fork by addition of nucleotides to the existing chain

C) the addition of methyl groups to bases of DNA

D) unwinding of the double helix

E) stabilizing single-stranded DNA at the replication fork

Answer:

A) relieving strain in the DNA ahead of the replication fork

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Question: What is the function of topoisomerase? A) relieving strain in the DNA ahead of the replication fork B) elongation of new DNA at a replication fork by addition of nucleotides to the existing chain C) the addition of methyl groups to bases of DNA D) unwinding of the double helix E) stabilizing single-stranded DNA at the replication fork
Answer: A) relieving strain in the DNA ahead of the replication fork