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The base pairs in DNA are adenine to thymine and guanine to cytosine. In RNA, they are adenine to uracil and guanine to cytosine. More »

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Base pairs are held together by hydrogen bonds. Depending on the nucleotides that make up the base pair, there are either two or three hydrogen bonds. Hydrogen bonds are not actually bonds, but significant attraction for... More »

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Protons are transferred between a conjugate acid-base pair during a chemical reaction. A conjugate pair is composed of an acid and a base that have common features. These common features result in an equal loss and gain ... More »

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The base pairing rules for DNA are governed by the complementary base pairs: adenine (A) with thymine (T) in an A-T pairing and cytosine (C) with guanine (G) in a C-G pairing. Conversely, thymine only binds with adenine ... More »

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As shown on the NIH Genetics Home Reference site, when DNA molecules are represented as ladders, the rungs represent the base pairs of the DNA. The bases in DNA are often represented as G, A, T and C, which stand for gua... More »

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Human DNA contains a total of approximately 3 billion base pairs within the genome. These base pairs are contained within 23 chromosome pairs. More »

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The pattern of base pairs in the DNA double helix encodes the instructions for building the proteins necessary to construct an entire organism. DNA, or deoxyribonucleic acid, is found within most cells of an organism, an... More »

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