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A packaging problem...
5'
In double stranded DNA, the
G
C
space between adjacent pairs- - - -7 0.34 mm
T
A
of nucleotides is about 0.34
A
nm. Given that human
A
chromosome 1 is 250 million
sugar-phosphate
backbone
G
C
base pairs, how long is
C
G
chromosome 1 (in um)?
C
G
What's the diameter of an
G
average eukaryotic cell (in
A
T
um)?
5'
3'

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* space between to adjacent nucleatides = 0.34 mm
* Total base pairs in chromosome ist = 950 million
Length of DNA in chromosome ist in micrometer = ?
length of DNA ( in um ) - Total bp x 0.34 x...

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