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Metrics details. DNA replication is a central process for all living cells [ 1 ]. This diversity of the replication machineries sharply contrasts with the conservation of the proteins involved in the other key processes of information transfer, namely, transcription and translation, as well as some key metabolic processes, such as nucleotide biosynthesis [ 4 ]. The lack of conservation of the rDNAPs and some other key components of the replication machinery, such as helicases and primases, complicates the reconstruction of the replicative apparatus of the ancestral life forms. Here, we focus on the nature of the DNA replication machinery of LUCA and, particularly, the rDNAP and the major evolutionary events that led to the drastic transformation of this machinery in the three domains of life and in viruses. There are several families of DNAPs that are involved in replication, repair, or both types of processes [ 6 , 7 , 8 ]. The replicative DNAPs of bacteria, archaea, and eukaryotes belong to 3 distinct protein families, and the core catalytic domains of these 3 DNAPs are unrelated to each other, i.
This is essential for cell division during growth and repair of damaged tissues, while it also ensures that each of the new cells receives its own copy of the DNA. DNA is made up of a double helix of two complementary strands. The double helix describes the appearance of a double-stranded DNA which is thus composed of two linear strands that run opposite to each other and twist together to form. Each strand of the original DNA molecule then serves as a template for the production of its counterpart, a process referred to as semiconservative replication. As a result of semi-conservative replication, the new helix will be composed of an original DNA strand as well as a newly synthesized strand. In a cell , DNA replication begins at specific locations, or origins of replication , in the genome  which contains the genetic material of an organism. A number of proteins are associated with the replication fork to help in the initiation and continuation of DNA synthesis.
The Biochemistry of the Nucleic Acids pp Cite as. Each daughter cell produced on cell division contains an identical copy of the genetic material. Since DNA carries the genetic blueprint of the cell encoded in the sequence of nucleotides, the question as to how DNA is reproduced in the cell has attracted a great deal of attention. Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF. Skip to main content.
The mechanisms by which metazoan origins of DNA replication are defined, regulated, and influenced by chromosomal events remain poorly understood. To gain insights into these mechanisms, we developed a systematic approach using a Drosophila high-resolution genomic microarray to determine replication timing, identify replication origins, and map protein-binding sites along a chromosome arm. We identify a defined temporal pattern of replication that correlates with the density of active transcription. We identify 62 early activating replication origins across the chromosome by mapping sites of nucleotide incorporation during hydroxyurea arrest. Using genome-wide location analysis, we demonstrate that the origin recognition complex ORC is localized to specific chromosomal sites, many of which coincide with early activating origins.
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