3 Answered Questions for the topic nucleic acids


Why does high pH result in the denaturation of DNA?

In the Southern blot method, for example, a solution of NaOH is used to denature the DNA in the sample. I find this counterintuitive since I expected that $\ ext{Na}^+$ cations would neutralize... more
Nucleic Acids Genetics Snp Human Genome


How do you merge SNP data with a reference genome?

# My DataI have a 23andMe file listing SNPs in the form:`rsid chromosome position genotypersXXXXX 1 PPPPPP CTrsXXXXX 1 PPPPPP ... more
Nucleic Acids Biochemistry Dna


Does DNA react in all of the ways most other acids do?

As I understand it from my basic chemistry, there are some fundamental reactions that exist between any acid and other substances for example acid-base reactions that form a salt, and the existence... more

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