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    Determining the GC Ratio

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    Determine the GC ratio of the following stretch of DNA from 2 different bacteria:

    Bacterium #1: GCATTAGCCGTATCCGAT
    CGTAATCGGCATAGGCTA
    Bacterium #2: CGACCGGCCATGGCGCGT
    GCTGGCCGGTACCGCGCA

    What conclusion would you draw about the relatedness of these 2 organisms and why?

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    Bacterium #1:
    GCATTAGCCGTATCCGAT
    CGTAATCGGCATAGGCTA

    GC = 9 AT = 9; ...

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