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BioFlix: Synthesis of the Lagging Strand

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Each piece of the lagging strand begins with a short segment of RNA, shown in red A clamp surrounds the RNA and attaches to DNA polymerase which builds the rest of the new piece as DNA When the piece is finished, it is released from DNA polymerase How are pieces of the lagging strand joined together? A different DNA polymerase removes RNA and replaces it with DNA
Each piece of the lagging strand begins with a short segment of RNA, shown in red A clamp surrounds the RNA and attaches to DNA polymerase which builds the rest of the new piece as DNA When the piece is finished, it is released from DNA polymerase How are pieces of the lagging strand joined together? A different DNA polymerase removes RNA and replaces it with DNA