DNA Replication in Prokaryotes

Review Questions

Which of the following components is not involved during the formation of the replication fork?

  1. single-strand binding proteins
  2. helicase
  3. origin of replication
  4. ligase

Hint:

D

Which of the following does the enzyme primase synthesize?

  1. DNA primer
  2. RNA primer
  3. Okazaki fragments
  4. phosphodiester linkage

Hint:

B

In which direction does DNA replication take place?

  1. 5'-3'
  2. 3'-5'
  3. 5'
  4. 3'

Hint:

A