Campbell Biology (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321775651
ISBN 13: 978-0-32177-565-8

Chapter 5 - Test Your Understanding - Level 1 - Knowledge/Comprehension: 5


B. The phosphodiester linkages of the polynucleotide backbone would be broken.

Work Step by Step

All of the other options discuss the breaking of covalent bonds within the structure of nucleotides themselves while only B mentions the breaking of bonds between nucleotides.
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