keep the trivia questions coming
toms at fcsparc6.ncifcrf.gov
Sat Oct 15 13:28:09 EST 1994
In article <uxa.cso.uiuc.edu-280994181305 at 126.96.36.199> uxa.cso.uiuc.edu
(Labuser 1) writes:
>Please keep the trivia questions coming they are better than the ones I
>originally came up with!
Here's one that would help to solve a pet peeve of mine:
Question: DNA twists like a screw. Is it in the same direction as regular screws
or in the opposite direction?
It turns out that many molecular biologists and molecular biology companies
publish the wrong answer, yet it is fundamental and the answer is true for all
living things on the planet!
Answer: DNA is right handed, just like a screw.
National Cancer Institute
Laboratory of Mathematical Biology
Frederick, Maryland 21702-1201
toms at ncifcrf.gov
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