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Generally, a lab will allow us to do all of the following EXCEPT: A) Find the order of...
A) Find the order of nucleotides in a specific gene.
B) Find the order of amino acids in a specific protein.
C) Find the order of monosaccharides in a specific carbohydrate.
D) Find information about a specific genetic disorder.
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I'll admit that I do not have the information in front of me but I believe that the answer is C. There are tests to determine the order of nucleotides in a sequence of DNA. There are tests to determine the order of amino acids in a protein. There are blood tests that a person can take to determine if a person has the specific genes that can lead to a specific genetic disorder. But I do not believe that you can readily test a polysaccharide for the specific sequence of sugars. You can determine what sugars are present, but not the sequence. If another educator has any information to the contrary please post it.
Posted by ncchemist on May 22, 2013 at 4:11 AM (Answer #1)
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