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DNA Polymerases are a group of enzymes used by the body to replicate DNA molecules to make new double-stranded DNA. These enzymes assemble the necessary nucleotides, helping them pair up to create new DNA. More »

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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... More »

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DNA polymerase II is a type of DNA polymerase: a category of enzymes that synthesize identical copies of existing DNA, allowing dividing cells to pass this genetic information on to their daughter cells. DNA polymerase I... More »

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Once the DNA is separated into two strands, an RNA primer is laid down to give the new strand a place to build from so that the new enzymes can mate up to the exposed bases of the DNA and continue to build until the stra... More »

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