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Flashcards in Inheritance Vocabulary Deck (9):
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Helicase

Unwinds DNA double strand and causes replication forks

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Single stranded binding proteins

Binds to each open strand to prevent reattachment

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Topoisomerase

Relieves over-winding of DNA double stand caused by helicase

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Primase

Attaches primer of RNA nucleotides to begin DNA replication

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DNA polymerase III

Adds nucleotides to grow new DNA strands

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DNA polymerase I

Replaces RNA primer with DNA molecules

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DNA ligase

Joins Okazaki DNA fragments together

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Nuclease

Repairs damaged DNA and repetition errors

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Telomerase

Catalyses lengthening of telomeres