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Biochemistry past interview questions


Explain differences in physical properties of the following hydrocarbons: octane and oct-2-ene.

Given that the selectivity filter is lined with carbonyl oxygens, how might K+ channel allow K+ through but not Na+ when Na+ is smaller?

If codon has 4 bases instead of 3, how would the structure of tRNA change?


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