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Homework Help: What is wrong with the following DNA strand? Why is this incorrect for DNA?

  1. Feb 12, 2009 #1
    A u g c g a a u g
     
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  3. Feb 12, 2009 #2

    Ygggdrasil

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    DNA does not normally contain uracil.
     
  4. Feb 12, 2009 #3
    U, or Uracil, occuris in RNA. T, or thymine, replaces it in DNA.
     
  5. Feb 12, 2009 #4
    so the correct strand would be A T G C G A A T G
     
  6. Feb 12, 2009 #5
    yup.
     
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