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If the sequence of bases in a section of DNA is ATCCGATT, what is the corresponding sequence of bases in mRNA?

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Answered Aug 18Biology
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Carola Maria BigognoI'm a curious and ambitious medical student and teacher!568 students helped

Hi Sarah, When writing the corresponding sequence of DNA into mRNA, you must remember 2 rules: 1) DNA and RNA are complementary; 2) DNA has thymine (T) while RNA has uracil (U). So, the mRNA strand would be UAGGCUAA. hope it helps!