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Unformatted text preview: Kelly Hannan Dec 18 th 2006 2 nd /3 rd period Chapter 14 Essays 43. Genetic material must be able to do certain things. It must be able to store information, which relates to the development and metabolic activities of the organism. This is because genetic material is the code for how the cell is organized. Genetic material also must be stable so that it can be replicated during cell division with precision from generation to generation. Furthermore genetic material must be able to undergo rare changes known as mutations. By having this ability it provides for the genetic variability required for evolution to occur. 44. In Chargoff’s tetranucleotide hypothesis it states that the amount of adenine, thymine, guanine, and cytosine in DNA varies from species to species. Furthermore in each species the amount of adenine equals the amount of thymine (A=T), and the amount of guanine equals the amount of cytosine (G=C)....
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