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One strand of double helix of DNA reads 5 AAATTCGA-3 Which of the following strands can form double helix?

A
5-TTAAGCT-3
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3-TTTAAGCT-5
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C
5-TTTAACGA-3
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D
3-TTTAACGA.3
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Solution

The correct option is C 3-TTTAAGCT-5
Two complementary DNA strands pair together to form a double helical structure. In DNA, A bonds with T and G bonds with C, Vice-versa is also true. Also, the two strands have opposite polarity.
Hence, the correct answer is '3-TTTAAGCT-5'

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