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Glossary Term
Glossary Term Replication
Definition The process of synthesizing a copy of a DNA molecule from nucleotides using information contained within one strand of a template DNA molecule. The new strand of DNA is synthesized from the 5' end to the 3' end. See the Figure at NHGRI.

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last database update
12/23/2014
MGI 5.20
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