Biology (11th Edition)

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 1-25918-813-2
ISBN 13: 978-1-25918-813-8

Chapter 14 - DNA: The Genetic Material - Review Questions - Apply: 5

Answer

A.

Work Step by Step

Ligase neither primes nor repairs, so C. and D. are wrong, while B. can be eliminated based of the fact that the small pieces of the lagging strand are in much greater need of being chemically glued together than the much more continuously synthesized leading strand.
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