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Unformatted text preview: RNA is susceptible to hydrolysis b) Which is more stable at low pH, RNA or DNA? Explain briefly. DNA is susceptible to depurination. 3.) (40) Do you expect Chargaffs rules to be followed for the following cases. Explain briefly. a.) The mRNA for the PKR gene No. Its single-stranded. b.) Reovirus, which has a dsRNA genome Yes. Its double-stranded. c.) RNA-DNA hybrid during reverse transcription of the HIV genome. Yes. Its double-stranded. d.) ssDNA virus X175 No. Its single-stranded....
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