Watson-Crick base pairs

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Watson-Crick base pairs is a specific complementary base pairs that base A is always paired with base T while base G is always paired with base C. These base pairs were introduced by James Watson and Francis Crick. In Watson-Crick base pairs, the number of hydrogen bonds formed between A and T are 2 while there are 3 formed between base G and C. [1]

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References

  1. Berg, J, Stryer,L ,Tymoczko J,2012, Biochemistry, 7th edition. W. H. Freeman and Company, New York.
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