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Unformatted text preview: biomolecules and can be altered Nucleotides RNA single chain, DNA two chains opposite (anti-parallel, complementary) H-bonds in middle Need Pyrimidine and Purine A-T 2 H-bonds C-G 3 H-bonds Describe the molecular composition of a typical microbial cell by kind of macromolecule 70% water and 30% chemicals (of the 30% - proteins, RNA and ions make up most) Polysaccharides 5,000 <10 types Lipids 25,000,000 <10 types Proteins 25,000,000 ~2,500 types RNA 250,000 ~600 types DNA 2 =1 type...
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2008 for the course MB 351 taught by Professor Keen during the Spring '08 term at N.C. State.
- Spring '08