DNA Replication

taguebwREMOVE at wfu.edu taguebwREMOVE at wfu.edu
Wed Oct 27 10:44:05 EST 1999


In article <38170770.7DEE5FA6 at home.com>, sripathi at home.com wrote:

> Why does DNA replicate only in the 5'-3' direction and not in the 3'-5'
> direction?
> 
> Sri

Here's a cryptic answer (is this a homework problem?): 

It's energetically favorable to proofread in a 3' to 5' direction!

-- 
My 2 electrons,

Brian

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