Newly Forming Strand

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DNA Polymerase - Function
... DNA polymerase can add free nucleotides only to the 3' end of the newly forming strand ... This results in elongation of the newly forming strand in a 5'-3' direction ... An enzyme known as a helicase is required to unwind DNA from a double-strand structure to a single-strand structure to facilitate replication of each strand consistent with the semiconservative ...

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