Double stranded DNA isolated from a bacteriophage has a molecular weight of 2.1x10E8 Da.
(1) Using this information, how many amino acids would this DNA encode?
These ideas are depicted.
Each amino acid is encoded by a "triplet", or three nucleotides.
First calculate the number of nucleotide pairs in the bacteriophage DNA. The average molecular weight of a pair of dexoynucleotides is approximately 618 Da. Therefore, the number of nucleotide ...
How DNA encodes proteins is illustrated.