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Why are adenine and thymine transcription errors much more common than cytosine and guanine errors in Taq bacterium.
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My memory is a bit sketchy, but is it something to do with the fact that adenine and thymine are held together by two hydrogen bonds, but cytosine and guanine are held together by three hydrogen bodns and is therefore more stable?
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That has nothing to do with it...
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