In the dideoxy-sequencing reaction, what terminates DNA synthesis at a particular base? a. The absence of a base on the ddNTP halts the DNA polymerase. b. The ddNTP causes a break in the sugar–phosphate backbone. c. DNA polymerase will not incorporate a ddNTP into the growing DNA strand. d. The absence of a 3′-OH group on the ddNTP prevents the addition of another nucleotide.

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In the dideoxy-sequencing reaction, what terminates DNA synthesis at a particular base? a. The absence of a base on the ddNTP halts the DNA polymerase. b. The ddNTP causes a break in the sugar–phosphate backbone. c. DNA polymerase will not incorporate a ddNTP into the growing DNA strand. d. The absence of a 3′-OH group on the ddNTP prevents the addition of another nucleotide.

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