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Problem: Which is involved in replicating the lagging strand of DNA, but is not involved in leading strand DNA replication?A. ribosomeB. RNA primerC. DNA polymeraseD. Okazaki fragmentsE. phosphodiester bonds

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The DNA replication starts at origins of replication and uses the DNA polymerase to synthesize each strands complementary strand. For both leading and lagging strands, the enzyme uses the RNA primers as starting point for the strand to be synthesized. 

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Which is involved in replicating the lagging strand of DNA, but is not involved in leading strand DNA replication?

A. ribosome

B. RNA primer

C. DNA polymerase

D. Okazaki fragments

E. phosphodiester bonds

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