Problem: If one strand of a DNA double helix has the sequence AGTACTG, what will be the sequence of the other strand?A. GACGTCAB. AGTACTGC. GTCATGAD. TCATGAC

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Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) is known to form a double helical structure using two polynucleotide chains that have bases which are paired to the other strand. These nucleotide bases only pair with certain bases that it can be considered that these bases are compatible with one another.

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If one strand of a DNA double helix has the sequence AGTACTG, what will be the sequence of the other strand?

A. GACGTCA

B. AGTACTG

C. GTCATGA

D. TCATGAC

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