Nucleic Acids and the Genetic Material Problem Set 1

Problem 2: 14N distribution after one generation

In the Meselson-Stahl DNA replication experiment, what percent of the DNA was composed of one light strand and one heavy strand after one generation of growth in 14N containing growth media?
A 0

B 25

C 50

D 75

E 100

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