Nucleic acid structures

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Nucleic acid structures

Post by Mk2008 » Fri Dec 21, 2007 7:19 pm

I have this essay to write, but I am confused about what its actually asking me to write about.. the title is "compare and contrast the different helical structures found in nucleic acids"...
can anyone help?!


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Post by mith » Fri Dec 21, 2007 9:10 pm

There's two types of helices(think screws). One is left handed and one is right.

Also, compare DNA vs RNA.
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