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These two bases are held together by two hydrogen bonds. Walter studied grasshopper chromosomes, while Theodor studied roundworm embryos. Accumulating Glitches. Registered office: Indeed, if exercise could be prescribed as a pill, it would be the most prescribed drug on the planet, writes Professor Niall Moyna.
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A bases are always paired with Ts, and Cs are always paired with Gs, which is consistent with and accounts for Chargaff's rule. However, their work came together in a perfect union, along with the findings of a few other scientists, to form the chromosome theory of inheritance.
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Log out Logged in with. The long road to biological function. Not only did the complementary bases now fit together perfectly i. In reality, this is not the case. Below this base pair, a thymine base with a single ring T, shown in red is bound to an adenine base with two fused rings A, shown in green on the opposite strand.
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The DNA double helix is anti-parallel, which means that the 5' end of one strand is paired with the 3' end of its complementary strand and vice versa. The nitrogenous base is either a purine or a pyrimidine.
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