Which of the following conventions is used to specify the sequence of bases in DNA a) The sequence begins with the nucleotide that has a free 3' terminus b) The sequence begins with the nucleotide that has a free 5' terminus c) The sequence begins from the end closest to the first adenine d) The sequence begins from the end closest to the first thymine

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Which of the following conventions is used to specify the sequence of bases in DNA

a) The sequence begins with the nucleotide that has a free 3' terminus

b) The sequence begins with the nucleotide that has a free 5' terminus

c) The sequence begins from the end closest to the first adenine

d) The sequence begins from the end closest to the first thymine

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