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DNA to RNA

Post by mcdanco » Fri Nov 17, 2006 2:40 am

I need to construct a strand of mRNA using the left side of a DNA molecule. The DNA molecule is ACGGTAATGCTC. I think the mRNA strand should be UGCCAUUACGAG. Is this correct?

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Post by Dr.Stein » Fri Nov 17, 2006 4:44 am

Hey, I have a nice diagram, where you can check your answer :)

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Re: DNA to RNA

Post by sachin » Fri Nov 17, 2006 12:47 pm

mcdanco wrote:I need to construct a strand of mRNA using the left side of a DNA molecule. The DNA molecule is ACGGTAATGCTC. I think the mRNA strand should be UGCCAUUACGAG. Is this correct?


What do you mean by "left side"? :?: :oops:
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Post by mcdanco » Fri Nov 17, 2006 4:16 pm

I have made a model of a DNA molecule using paper and showing each nucleotide as a rung in a ladder with the sides of the ladder consisting of sugars hooked together with phosphoric acid. I took one side, which happens to be the left side, of the model to use as the model for making a mRNA strand, also out of paper with sugars depicted as octagons and phosphoric acid tabs.

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Post by sachin » Mon Nov 20, 2006 2:54 pm

Nice You are on right way.......GoodLuck
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