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1. The enzyme helicase unwinds the DNA helix, producing Y-shaped replication fork. 2. RNA primase initiates DNA replication by producing short seg- ments of RNA nucleotides called RNA primers. ) 3. DNA polymerase attaches to the RNA primase and begins adding DNA nucleotides to the complement strand. ) 34 CliffsQuickReview Anatomy and Physiology 4. The leading complementary strand is assembled continuously as the double-helix of DNA uncoils. 5. The lagging complementary strand is assembled in short segments, which are subsequently joined by DNA ligase.

Have centrally located nuclei b. form an intercalated disk between two cells c. line the walls of the digestive tract d. contain multinucleated cells 3. True or False. Blood is a type of connective tissue. Critical Thinking Questions 1. What type of epithelium, connective tissue, and muscle would you expect to see in the duodenum? 2. Identify three locations in the body where the mechanical protection of stratified squamous epithelium is needed and found. Answers: 1. Microvilli 2. d 3. T Chapter 4 THE INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM Chapter Check-In ❑ Identifying the individual layers of each component of the skin ❑ Distinguishing the variety of accessory organs that reside within the skin ❑ Comprehending the physiological functions of the skin he skin is far more than just the outer covering of human beings; it is an organ just like the heart, lung, or liver.

The fusing of an egg and sperm, fertilization (syngamy), gives rise to a diploid cell, the zygote. The singlecelled zygote then divides by mitosis to produce a multicellular embryo fetus, and after nine months, a newborn infant. Note that one copy of each chromosome pair in the zygote originates from one parent, and the second copy from the other parent. Thus, a pair of homologous chromosomes in the diploid zygote represents both maternal and paternal heritage. Chapter 2: The Cell 33 DNA replication During the S phase of interphase, a second chromatid is assembled.

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