DNA Central Dogma Form I - DNA Structure and Base Pairing
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Click on "Finding the Structure" at
After you read the section on
to "Players" and "Pieces of the Puzzle."
After that you can go to
the concluding section
"Putting it together" where you should watch the video and then go
through the "Base pairing interactive"
As you go through the Base pairing
will build a section of DNA.
Answer the questions as best you
can. The boxes will expand as you type if you need more space. (Don't
worry if it is a one word answer. The box size is standard.)
Question 1: Who are the 6 key players
in this section? What
did each of them contribute to the puzzle? (If you want to watch the
the small size to conserve bandwidth.)
Question 2: How many hydrogen bonds are there between
Cytosine and Guanine?
Between Thymine and Adenine?
Question 3: What sub-units make up the "steps" of the DNA
What sub-units make up the sides of the ladder?
Question 4. Look carefully at the finished DNA model.
orientations of the sugars on the two sides.
Question 5 You saw the movie Gattaca, what is
meant by a