DNA replication: prime-time looping.

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Nature, ISSN: 1476-4687, Vol: 462, Issue: 7275, Page: 854-5

Publication Year:
2009
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Repository URL:
https://ro.uow.edu.au/scipapers/4972; https://works.bepress.com/nick_dixon/31
PMID:
20016583
DOI:
10.1038/462854a
Author(s):
Dixon, Nicholas E
Publisher(s):
Springer Nature
Tags:
Multidisciplinary; CMMB; Life Sciences; Physical Sciences and Mathematics; Social and Behavioral Sciences
article description
When the replication machinery copies DNA, it must unwind the double helix in one direction while synthesis of one of the strands proceeds in the other. Making transient DNA loops may solve this directional dilemma. © 2009 Macmillan Publishers Limited. All rights reserved.