Subject: Why does adenine have more mobility in a chromatograph then cytosine?
Date: Sun Oct 18 22:13:39 1998
Posted by Jeremy Herring
Grade level: undergrad
School: University of Waterloo
City: Waterloo State/Province: Ontario
Area of science: Biochemistry
In a biology lab, we were using chromatography to separate nucleic
acids. We found that adenine went farther along the sheet (had a
higher Rf)then the cytosine. Since adenine is a larger molecule,
shouldn't it have moved less? Is there a reason for this or is it
simple experimental error?
Re: Why does adenine have more mobility in a chromatograph then cytosine?
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