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Class 10 Class 12

The two polynucleotide chains in DNA are

  • parallel

  • discontinuous

  • antiparallel

  • semiconservative


C.

antiparallel

In 1953 James Watson and Francis Crick suggested that in a DNA molecule there are two polynucleotide chains arranged antiparallel or in opposite directions. 

In 1953 James Watson and Francis Crick suggested that in a DNA molecule there are two polynucleotide chains arranged antiparallel or in opposite directions. 

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Name the genetic material for majority of organisms.

DNA (Deoxyribose nucleic acid)
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Comment two chains of DNA have antiparallel polarity.

The Two chain of DNA are antiparallel that is
if one chain has 5’ x 3’ polarity the other chain has 3’ x 5’ polarity.
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List the number of base pairs in :

(i) lambda bacteriophage

(ii) E.coli and

(iii) haploid content of human DNA.


(i) 48502 bp
(ii) 4.6 x 106 bp and
(iii) 3.3 x 109 bp.
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List the function of RNA.

Functions of RNA
RNA acts as genetic material in viruses
It also functions as an adapter and messenger 
It also acts as a catalytic molecule and catalyses various biochemical reactions.
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How many nucleotides are present in a bacteriophage ϕ x 174.

5386
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