When does DNA polymerase check for mutations?

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During DNA replication.
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DNA polymerases adds complimentary bases during DNA replication; however, there can be transcription errors. Mutations occur when changes in the genetic material produce abnormal
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99% of the error rate is corrected, meaning that 1% of errors end up as mutations. 1% of 1x10^7 is 1x10^9. Now multiply that by the number of total base pairs (which are capable of
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It checks DNA for errors during replication.
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