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Problem: Assuming the figure below shows five Okazaki fragments formed during DNA replication and the direction of replication on that strand is shown with the arrow.(a) Identify the leading and lagging strands.(b) label the polarity of each strand and direction of synthesis(c) How can the fragments be joined together to form a continuous strand?(d) Where will a primer be added on each strand?

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Assuming the figure below shows five Okazaki fragments formed during DNA replication and the direction of replication on that strand is shown with the arrow.

(a) Identify the leading and lagging strands.

(b) label the polarity of each strand and direction of synthesis

(c) How can the fragments be joined together to form a continuous strand?

(d) Where will a primer be added on each strand?

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