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Flashcards in DNA Deck (16):
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Compact so

Can store lots of information

2

Strong phosphodiester bonds make it

A highly stable molecule

3

The code is on the

Sense strand

4

Three bases together form a

Codon

5

Bases for a ______ code

Triplet code

6

Easily replicated because of

Weak hydrogen bonds between strands

7

The double helix ....

Protects more chemically reactive bases from mutationd

8

Which enzyme unwinds the double helix

DNA helicase

9

Which enzyme synthesizes DNA

DNA polymerase

10

Which bonds are in DNA

Phosphodiester bonds

11

What is the pairing of bases

A with T
C with G

12

What is the directions of strands

Antiparellel

13

What soothe name for the base pairing

Complementary base pairing

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What is the name for how DNA is replicated

Semi conservative replication

15

The monomer of DNA

Nucleotides (deoxyribose, a nitrogenous base and an organic phosphate)

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Enzyme to break down DNA

DNase