DNA Replication Fidelity
Published Online: 27 JAN 2006
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How to Cite
Friedberg, E. C. and Fischhaber, P. L. 2006. DNA Replication Fidelity. eLS. .
- Published Online: 27 JAN 2006
DNA polymerases are proteins that catalyse the polymerization of DNA. Fidelity in this process refers to the ability of the polymerase to avoid or to correct errors in the newly synthesized DNA strand.
- DNA polymerase;
- DNA replication;
- replicational fidelity;
- Y family polymerases;
- xeroderma pigmentosum;