Study Guide - DNA Structure

Study Guide - DNA Structure - • Explain how Watson and...

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Study Guide DNA Structure After these lectures you should be able to Answer the following questions from your textbook: o Chapter 10 10, 22, 25, 29, 31, 33 List the three components of a nucleotide. Describe how a nucleotide different than a nucleoside? Distinguish between deoxyribose vs. ribose, RNA vs. DNA List the nitrogen bases found in DNA, and distinguish between pyrimidine and purine Explain the types of experiments that contributed to our understanding of DNA as hereditary material.
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Unformatted text preview: • Explain how Watson and Crick deduced the structure of DNA, and the properties of B-DNA • Use base-pairing to predict simple structures that a single-stranded RNA may fold into. WORD LIST 3' end deoxyribose 5' end guanine adenine nucleotide A-DNA nucleoside antiparallel phosphodiester bond B-DNA purine base pyrimidine Chargaff's rules ribose Complementary strand RNA structure cytosine Stem-loop Denaturation of DNA thymine deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) Z-DNA...
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This note was uploaded on 02/23/2011 for the course BSCI 222 taught by Professor Gdovin during the Spring '08 term at Maryland.

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