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DNA TEMPLATE

Post by Elliott » Thu Apr 27, 2006 4:24 am

A DNA template has the base sequence AGGTTAC .i Have to find the complementary mRNA strand sequence,
can someone give me a hint,
based in the Chargaff's rules in DNA i think it culd be: TCCAAT,

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Post by canalon » Thu Apr 27, 2006 6:03 pm

You forgot the final G, and mostly that we are talking about mRNA, not DNA.... So you should think of the base used in this particular molecule
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Post by Elliott » Thu Apr 27, 2006 9:22 pm

Hi, yes i did forget the last G, and how you said im looing for the mRNA strand based in my text book i did again the template and i got the same sequence, honestly not being quiet sure if im doing the template correct,

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Post by canalon » Fri Apr 28, 2006 5:05 pm

Look in your textbook and check the base that RNA is made of. Not exactly the same as DNA. That's your big mistake.
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Hi

Post by Code of Life » Mon May 01, 2006 10:28 am

Based on the fact that T is replaced by U in all RNA molecules.................the complementary mRNA strand sequence for DNA template with base sequence ACCTTAC would be :

UCCAAUG

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Post by Code of Life » Mon May 01, 2006 10:30 am

Sorry its UGGAAUG

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Post by kiekyon » Mon May 01, 2006 10:47 am

imo, :roll:
DNA template AGGTTAC, A->T, C->G and vice versa
complementary TCCAATG
in RNA, T-> U UCCAAUG

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