MadSci Network: Biochemistry

Subject: why don't free nuclotides in the cell pair up?

Date: Sat Feb 24 00:24:18 2001
Posted by ruins
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Area of science: Biochemistry
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during replication or transcription, the double helix will open up and enzymes 
will align free nucleotides in the nucleus to the nucleotides on the strands. 
hydrogen bons exist between at and cg. why then don't the free nucleotides pair 
themselves up necause of the hydrogen bond?

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