NEET Botany Molecular Basis of Inheritance Questions Solved

NEET - 2006

Antiparallel strands of a DNA molecule means that:

(1) one strand turns anti-clockwise

(2) the phosphate groups of two DNA strands, at their ends, share the same position

(3) the phosphate groups at the start of two DNA strands are in opposite position (pole)

(4) one strand turns clockwise

(3) J.D. Watson and F.H.C. Crick (1953) showed that DNA has a double helical structure with two polynucleotide chains connected by hydrogen bonds and running in opposite directions (antiparallel). The antiparallel strands of a DNA molecule means that the phosphate groups at the start of two DNA strands are in opposite position (pole).

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