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Subject: What exactly keeps DNA from dissociating??

Date: Thu Sep 28 20:52:28 2006
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The average cell is made of 60-80% water. DNA's nucleotides are held together 
by hydrogen bonds. Since water can break hydrogen bonds, what keeps these DNA 
molecules from dissociating?

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