The duplication of @D01597@ as part of the reproductive cycle of a cell or virus. During replication the two @D01597@ strands in the double @H02769@ separate, and each strand then acts as a @T06269@ specifying the base @ST06775@ of newly synthesized complementary strands.
PAC, 1992, 64, 143. (Glossary for chemists of terms used in biotechnology (IUPAC Recommendations 1992)) on page 164 [Terms] [Paper]