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Solution: Which of the following statements best describes DNA polymerase?a. It is an enzyme that polymerizes to the DNA and keeps the replication fork open.b. It is an enzyme that catalyzes the addition of nuc

Problem

Which of the following statements best describes DNA polymerase?

a. It is an enzyme that polymerizes to the DNA and keeps the replication fork open.

b. It is an enzyme that catalyzes the addition of nucleotides to the 5' end of a growing DNA strand.

c. It is an enzyme required to produce a primer needed for DNA replication.

d. It is an enzyme required to glue pieces of DNA fragments together.

e. It is an enzyme that requires the presence of a nucleic acid primer to catalyze the addition of nucleotides to the 3' end of the growing DNA strand.