Homework Help

How many bonds can we form with 4 nucleotides?4 nucleotides: adenine, thymine,...

user profile pic

irha-nadeem | TA , Grade 9 | (Level 1) Salutatorian

Posted July 4, 2012 at 2:33 PM via web

dislike 1 like

How many bonds can we form with 4 nucleotides?

4 nucleotides: adenine, thymine, cytosine, guanine.

How many bonds can we form with these 4 nucleotides?

Hint: We can form 64 bonds from 3 nucleotides.

1 Answer | Add Yours

user profile pic

rohanlekhwani | Student, Grade 9 | (Level 1) Honors

Posted July 7, 2012 at 8:42 AM (Answer #1)

dislike 0 like

Two nucleotides in the two strands of DNA are formed by onesingle bond of hydrogen hence 4 nucleotides will be formed with 2 hydrogen bonds

Join to answer this question

Join a community of thousands of dedicated teachers and students.

Join eNotes