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    Radiolabeling to track DNA strands during replication.

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    Two strands of DNA molecule are radio-labeled, each strand can be uniquely identified. After three rounds of replication, how many new molecules of DNA are formed? How many DNA strands are radio-labeled? Are both radio-labeled strands in the same DNA molecule?

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    Each time the DNA molecule replicates, the result will be two new DNA molecules, as each of the two strands is copied. After three rounds of ...

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    The solution explains how radio-labeling strands of DNA can help to understand the ways in which DNA replication takes place.

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