analysis of the nucleotide composition of DNA

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analysis of the nucleotide composition of DNA

Post by deniqua » Thu May 24, 2007 2:24 pm

I'm well aware of the fact that A is to T as C is to G

I got this question wrong on a quiz and my professor doesn't go over the questions just gives you your grade so can anyone tell me which of these are correct and why

thank you so much

A=C
A=G and C=T
G+A=T+C
A+C=G+T


or are two of the choices correct

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Post by canalon » Thu May 24, 2007 3:30 pm

Read your 1st sentence:
if for each A you have one T, and for each G, one C you can replace those like in any equation:
so:

1- no changes, so it can be true, but most likely not.
2- idem as 1
3- if your replace you have G+A=A+G, looks like a good thing.
4- idem as 3.

Does it make sense to you?
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