|Title||Do Archaea Need an Origin of Replication?|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2017|
|Authors||Kelman, LM, Kelman, Z|
|Date Published||2017 Dec 18|
Chromosomal DNA replication starts at a specific region called an origin of replication. Until recently, all organisms were thought to require origins to replicate their chromosomes. It was recently discovered that some archaeal species do not utilize origins of replication under laboratory growth conditions.
|Alternate Journal||Trends Microbiol.|