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9 June, 00:14

To synthesize DNA, what does telomerase use as a template? A. It uses RNA that is already a component of telomerase. B. It uses the 3' OH of an RNA primer on the opposite strand of DNA. C. It uses the DNA in the 3' overhang of the DNA. D. It uses RNA in the 3' overhang of the DNA. E. Telomerase does not synthesize DNA.

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  1. 9 June, 01:32
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    The correct answer is A. It uses RNA that is already a component of telomerase.

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    When DNA is synthesized, a part of each end is lost. So, therefore, the telomerase uses an RNA that's already part of the enzyme, so the lost information won't be missing in the new DNA.
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