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Prokaryotic DNA replication: Replication class 2

How does replication occur in prokaryotes? In 1963, J Cairns reported the process of replication in E.coli bacteria by autoradiography. Replication is a process in which a DNA molecule is copied. From thedouble-stranded DNA, two daughter dsDNA is generated and is transferred to two different daughter cells. Before proceeding to this article please read the General

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DNA Topology class 1: Topoisomerase

Role of Topoisomerase I and Topoisomerase II in DNA topology Topoisomerase is a class of enzyme which helps in winding and unwinding of DNA. Three forms of DNA is most prevalent in nature: circular, linear and supercoiled. Circular DNA is covalently closed and does not have any interruption in between nucleotides. Circular DNA is found in

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