Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1-25918-813-2
ISBN 13: 978-1-25918-813-8

Chapter 14 - DNA: The Genetic Material - Review Questions - Synthesize: 2


Denature the DNA and centrifuge the resulting single strands.

Work Step by Step

If this were done, and if the DNA were semiconservatively replicated, there should be one band for heavy DNA and another for light. If each strand consisted of some old/heavy and some new/light DNA, then there should be one band of intermediate weight/density.
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