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Which of the following statements is TRUE regarding DNA polymerase and the creation of new DNA polymers?

A

5' carbon of the sugar on the last nucleotide on the new strand is covalently linked to the 3' phosphate group of incoming nucleotide.

B

Synthesis of new DNA proceeds in the 3' to 5' direction on the newly created strand.

C

3' carbon of the sugar on the last nucleotide on the new strand is covalently linked to the 5' phosphate group of the incoming nucleotide.

D

None of the choices are correct.

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