Name the enzyme and state its property that is responsible for continuous and discontinuous replication of the two strands of a DNA molecule - Biology

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Name the enzyme and state its property that is responsible for continuous and discontinuous replication of the two strands of a DNA molecule

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Solution

DNA polymerase is the enzyme. The property that is responsible for continuous and discontinuous replication of the two strands of a DNA molecule is that the enzyme catalyzes the polymerization of nucleotides in the 5' to 3' direction.

Concept: Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) and Its Structure
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2012-2013 (March) Delhi Set 1

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