History of DNA

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History of DNA

Double-helix formation

Finding DNA

Watson and Crick

Extra information!!http://www.nature.com/scitable/topicpage/discovery-of-dna-structure-and-function-watson-397

-Discovered DNA structure in 1953.-Three-dimensional double helix structure.-Contains a deoxyribose nucleic acid (DNA), sugar-phosphate backbone, and hydrogen bonds.-Complementary bases (A=T, C=G) pair together.-Read as 5' to 3', based on location of hydroxyl molecule.-Strands run antiparallel to eachother.-Research based off 1869 Meischer's work.

How does this affect DNA replication?

RNA transcription?


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