When deciphering the clover genome, it was found that the proportion of nucleotides with thymine in a fragment of a DNA
September 14, 2020 | Education|
When deciphering the clover genome, it was found that the proportion of nucleotides with thymine in a fragment of a DNA molecule is 40%. Using Chargaff’s rule describing the quantitative relationships between different types of nitrogenous bases in DNA (G + T = A + C), calculate the amount (in%) in this sample of nucleotides with guanine.
Adenine (A) is complementary to thymine (T), and guanine (G) is complementary to cytosine (C), therefore the number of complementary nucleotides is the same; Chargaff’s rule: (A + T) + (G + C) = 100%
By condition T = 40%
G + C = 100% – (40% + 40%) = 20%
G = C = 20%: 2 = 10%
Remember: The process of learning a person lasts a lifetime. The value of the same knowledge for different people may be different, it is determined by their individual characteristics and needs. Therefore, knowledge is always needed at any age and position.