Subject: Why are the two strands of a DNA molecule antiparallel?
Date: Wed Nov 4 21:57:33 1998
Posted by Dev Thakur
Grade level: 10-12
School: H-H High School
City: Horsham State/Province: PS
Area of science: Molecular Biology
While one strand of a DNA molecule goes from the 5' end of the
deoxyribose sugar to the 3' end, the other end always goes from 3' to
5'. Why must they be antiparallel? My specific interest is in the
underlying chemical causes--why are antiparallel strands more stable
Re: Why are the two strands of a DNA molecule antiparallel?
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