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Antiparallel strands of a DNA molecule means that                      [2006]

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

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

(c) One strand turns clockwise

(d) One strand turns anti-clockwise 

(b) JD Watson  and FHC 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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