Note: This content is accessible to all versions of every browser. However, this browser does not seem to support current Web standards, preventing the display of our site's design details.

  

DNA Replication

Author(s):

Z. Lygerou, K. Koutroumpas, J. Lygeros
Conference/Journal:

pp. 610-614, Encyclopedia of Systems Biology (K.C.W. Dubitzky, O. Wolkenhauer, H. Yokota, eds.)
Abstract:

DNA replication is the process of making an identical copy of the genetic material within each cell (Alberts et al. 2007; DePamphilis 2006). In eukaryotes, DNA replication takes place during a defined period of the cell cycle, called S (for synthesis) phase. DNA replication must be carried out with great precision every time the cell divides, so that genetic information is preserved. Control mechanisms ensure that every base of the genome is replicated once and only once per cell cycle, thereby safeguarding genomic integrity.

Year:

2013
Type of Publication:

Book Chapter
Supervisor:



File Download:

Request a copy of this publication.
(Uses JavaScript)
% No recipe for automatically generating a BibTex entry for Book Chapter
Permanent link