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Biology - Chapter 16

Question:

What is the role of DNA ligase in the elongation of the lagging strand during DNA replication?

A) synthesize RNA nucleotides to make a primer

B) catalyze the lengthening of telomeres

C) join Okazaki fragments together

D) unwind the parental double helix

E) stabilize the unwound parental DNA

Answer:

C) join Okazaki fragments together

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Question: What is the role of DNA ligase in the elongation of the lagging strand during DNA replication? A) synthesize RNA nucleotides to make a primer B) catalyze the lengthening of telomeres C) join Okazaki fragments together D) unwind the parental double helix E) stabilize the unwound parental DNA
Answer: C) join Okazaki fragments together