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The sequence of bases on one strand of nucleic acid is 5' TAG-CCG-TCA-T 3'. Answer the following questions. a. Is it likely to be a strand of DNA or

The sequence of bases on one strand of nucleic acid is 5' TAG-CCG-TCA-T 3'. Answer the following questions. 

a.    Is it likely to be a strand of DNA or RNA? 


b.    Write the DNA reverse complement for this strand from 5' to 3'. 


c.    Write the RNA reverse complement for this strand from 5' to 3'. 


d.    What is the overall charge of a strand of nucleic acid? Why? 


e.    What are the 3 major differences between the structures of DNA and RNA? 

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a) DNA b) 5' A-TGA-CGG-CTA 3' c) 5' A-UGA-CGG-CUA 3' d)... View the full answer

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