DNA Replication (Schematic)
This animation shows a schematic representation of the mechanism of DNA replication.
When scientists discovered the double-helical structure of DNA, they thought it suggested a mechanism for its replication. The double helix unwinds and each strand acts as a template for the construction of the new DNA molecule.
base, DNA structure, nucleic acid, nucleotide, strand
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AP Biology (2019)
IB Biology (2016)
Vision and Change (2009)