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Unformatted text preview: a. The strands are not synthesized differently. b. The strands are anti-parallel. c. The leading strand is DNA the lagging strand is RNA. d. The leading strand is from Venus and the lagging strand is from Mars. Extra credit (4 pts) One of the original experiments demonstrating that DNA is the genetic material involved cute, fuzzy little mice and the big bad Streptococcus pneumonia . Briefly describe this experiment. Dead smooth cells which produce exopolysaccharide were mixed with live rough cells which did not make the exopolysaccharide. The mixture was injected into mice and they died. The DNA from the smooth cells was taken up by the rough cells. The cells transformed and were able to make the virulence factor and kill the mice....
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- Fall '08