Termination of DNA Replication in Prokaryotes

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Rudolph, C; Corocher, T-A; Grainge, I; Duggin, IG;
  • Publisher: Wiley [Imprint] Hoboken
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0001056.pub3
  • Subject: replication fork arrest | DNA terminators | replication terminator protein | DNA replication | catenanes | replication termination | termination utilisation substance

Most bacteria and archaea have circular chromosomes, in which DNA replication begins at a site known as an origin of replication. Double‐stranded DNA unwound at the origin creates two replication forks that are engaged by DNA polymerase complexes (replisomes) that advan... View more
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