Average molecular weight of a DNA base pair

Ken Howe howe at DARWIN.UCSC.EDU
Fri Jul 19 10:22:12 EST 1996

Dr Andrew J. Doherty wrote:
> Surely you simply need to know the atomic structure of both nucleobases
> and the kind of DNA you have (B, Z...etc).
(stuff deleted)

I can understand why one would need to know if a sample of DNA is ssDNA,
dsDNA, or some other variant which would/could form base triples or more,
but I'm confused as to why a distinction between B- and Z- form DNA would
need to be made?

Ken Howe

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