Leading strand during DNA replication is formed
(a) continuously. (b) in short segments. (c) first. (d) ahead of replication.

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correct option is option A i.e continously. Replication on this strand is easy in 5' to 3' direction with the help of DNA Polymerase and in direction of replication fork. When replication begins, the two parent DNA strands are separated. One of these is called the leading strand, and it is replicated continously in the 3' to 5' direction. Lagging-strand replication is discontinuous, with short Okazaki fragments being formed and later linked together.


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