an enzyme that untwists the double helix at the replication forks, separating the two parental strands and making them available as template strands
An enzyme that catalyzes the elongation of new DNA at a replication fork by the addition of nucleotides to the existing chain.
Short fragments of DNA that are a result of the synthesis of the lagging strand during DNA replication
the type of bond that links the nucleotides in DNA or RNA. joins the phosphate group of one nucleotide to the hydroxyl group on the sugar of another nucleotide