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Concentration of Nucleotides

  1. Aug 30, 2011 #1
    Hi,

    I was wondering if given the concentration of DNA, how does one calculate the concentration of nucleotides? Are they the same thing?

    Thanks.
    Nancy
     
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  3. Aug 30, 2011 #2

    Ygggdrasil

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    The concentration of nucleotides would just be the concentration of DNA multiplied by the number of nucleotides per molecule of DNA. For example a 1nM solution of a 100bp piece of double-stranded DNA would have a nucleotide concentration of 200nM.
     
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