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DNA Replication in Eukaryotes: The Cast of Characters

dsDNA: The double-stranded DNA molecule that needs to be copied! It contains specific sequences called origins of replication where the molecule can begin to be unwound and copied.

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DNA Replication Video

This is a really well-done short illustration of DNA replication! It doesn’t go into great detail about the various enzymes involved, or the intricacies of the process, but it covers all the basics very clearly.