[Solved] Base Pairing Between Guanine and Cytosine Is More Stable Than

Question 41
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Question 41

Base pairing between guanine and cytosine is more stable than base pairing between adenine and thymine.Which of the following best explains why?

A)G/C base pairing involves two large purine bases, while A/T base pairing involves two smaller pyrimidine bases.
B)G/C base pairing involves three hydrogen bonds, while A/T base pairing involves only two hydrogen bonds.
C)G/C base pairs are smaller and more compact than A/T base pairs.
D)G/C base pairs are more widely separated and not as crowded as A/T base pairs.
E)G/C base pairs appear in DNA and RNA, while A/T base pairs appear only in DNA.

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