what is a single strand of DNA

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Since: Sep 11

London, UK

#1 Oct 24, 2011
i've read about the double helix, the ladder shaped macromolecule;

but i'm not clear on what constitutes a single strand of DNA;

is it the ladder itself?

or,

is it half of the ladder? ie, a strip of 'half-rungs' plus one 'side rail'?

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