Study Questions 1 - a) Carbon b) Oxygen c) Nitrogen d) A...

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Study Questions 1 DNA Structure and Function and Chemical Bonds 1) Name the four nitrogenous bases of DNA. Which bases pair with each other? How many hydrogen bonds are in each pair? 2) Put the following noncovalent interactions in order from weakest to strongest. Understand how these interactions form. a) Hydrogen bonds b) Electrostatic interactions c) van der Waals interactions 3) Which atoms commonly found in biological molecules are hydrogen bond acceptors?
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Unformatted text preview: a) Carbon b) Oxygen c) Nitrogen d) A and C e) B and C 4) Which of the following is true about DNA? a) DNA is made up of four monomers. b) DNA consists of a double helix, with the strands running parallel. c) Nitrogenous bases are connected to sugar/phosphate backbone by a glycosidic bond. d) Single strands of DNA form a helix through covalent bonding. Other suggested problems: 1 and 3 at the end of Chapter 1 in Stryer...
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This note was uploaded on 03/10/2010 for the course BIOCHEM 415 taught by Professor Trieval during the Spring '10 term at University of Michigan.

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