How do purines and pyrimidines affect DNA structure?


How do purines and pyrimidines affect DNA structure?

Structure of DNA:

Every molecule of DNA in the human genome is composed of two strands of DNA that are complementary which means that when DNA is copied it produces two new identical molecules of DNA. Genes can be transcribed from either strand but a specific gene is always transcribed from the same strand.

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A strand of DNA is composed of a sequence of the nucleotides adenine, thymine, guanine, and cytosine. The nucleotides bases guanine (G) and adenine...

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Chapter 4 / Lesson 1

Learn about DNA, or deoxyribonucleic acid, and how it is one of the major components of living organisms, playing an important role in all of life's processes.

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