Lecture_2C_-_Nucleic_acids_S2008

Lecture_2C_-_Nucleic_acids_S2008 - Four major classes of...

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Four major classes of biomolecules Carbohydrates Proteins Lipids Nucleic Acids DNA = deoxyribonucleic acid RNA = ribonucleic acid
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Pentose sugars
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Conformations of ribose
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Pyrimidines and Purines
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Nucleoside
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Nucleotide
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Deoxyribonucleotides
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Ribonucleotides
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Minor bases
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Nucleotide polymers
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Hydrolysis of RNA
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Structure of a DNA chain
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General flow of information
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Griffith and Avery-MacLeod-McCarty
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DNA is the genetic material: Avery-MacLeod-McCarty
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DNA is the genetic material: Hershey-Chase
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Chargaff's rules
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X-ray diffraction of DNA
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Six modeling conclusions (1-3)
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Watson-Crick model of DNA
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Six modeling conclusions (4-6)
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G-C and A-T base pairs
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Watson-Crick model suggests mechanism of DNA replication?
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Bases of a base pair are not perfectly coplanar
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Major and minor grooves
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Structural variation in DNA
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A, B, and Z forms of DNA
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A, B, and Z forms of DNA
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Genome = the genetic information of an organism
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DNA from lysed E. coli
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This note was uploaded on 05/10/2008 for the course BIOCH 301 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '08 term at Clemson.

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