From: Damien Broderick (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Feb 06 2002 - 22:39:20 MST
At 08:24 PM 2/4/02 -0500, Dan Clemmensen wrote:
>The forward directions of the two strands are in
>opposite directions. One end of a strand is called 3' (three-prime) and
>the other is 5', but I've forgotten which is which.
but then threw in, for fun, this possibly misleading snippet:
> RNA polymerase... runs down the "wrong"
>(i.e. antisense) DNA strand toward its 5' end
Just to make it clear: DNA is transcribed from the 5-prime to the 3-prime
end. What happens when the uncoiling hits the centrome? Beats me.
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