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Helicase is an enzyme that unwinds DNA strands. After it unwinds double-stranded DNA, two pairs of single-stranded DNA are available for replication, transcription and translation.

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DNA gyrase is a bacterial enzyme that catalyzes the ATP-dependent negative supercoiling of double-stranded, closed-circular DNA, according to the Critical Review of Biochemical and Molecular Biology. Also referred to as ...

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According to the National Center for Biotechnology Information, the primary role of DNA polymerases is to replicate the DNA of an organism, accurately and efficiently, during cell division. Additionally, polymerases play...

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SIMILAR ARTICLES

Helicase is the enzyme that is responsible for unzipping the DNA double helix and separating the strands by breaking the hydrogen bonds between them. Helicase is one of multiple enzymes working together in tandem in orde...

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The powerful enzyme DNA helicase unwinds the double strands of DNA by breaking the bonds between each of the complementary bases. These bases are held together by strong hydrogen bonds, but in breaking these, DNA helicas...

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DNA ligase is an enzyme that creates phosphodiester bonds to join complementary DNA strands. It occurs naturally in the body. Scientists use DNA ligase to engineer recombinant DNA.

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The enzyme DNA helicase unzips the DNA double helix to allow it to replicate. DNA helicase has a rotation speed of 10,000 rotations per minute and moves ahead of the replication fork. It continuously unwinds the DNA stra...

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