Biology 2010 Student Edition

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 9780133669510
ISBN 13: 978-0-13366-951-0

Chapter 12, DNA - Assessment - 12.3 DNA Replication - Understand Key Concepts/Think Critically - Page 357: 20



Work Step by Step

This diagram illustrates DNA replication, which is the process by which DNA makes copies of itself. In DNA replication, the DNA molecule unzips itself, and nitrogenous bases are bonded to each strand of the original DNA molecule. This replication process creates a new strand that is complementary to each original single strand of DNA.
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