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Problem: Examine the following double-stranded DNA sequence that encodes the beginning of a protein: A-T-G-T-G-G-C-C-A-C-T-A-T-A-A-T-G-A T-A-C-A-C-C-G-G-T-G-A-T-A-T-T-A-C-T Which strand is the coding strand, and where is the information for the N-terminal end of the resulting peptide located? A. The top strand is the coding strand, and the N-terminus is on the right.B. The top strand is the coding strand, and the N-terminus is on the left.C. The bottom strand is the coding strand, and the N-terminus is on the right D. The bottom strand is the coding strand, and the N-terminus is on the left. 

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Top Strand:         A-T-G-T-G-G-C-C-A-C-T-A-T-A-A-T-G-A 

Bottom Strand:  T-A-C-A-C-C-G-G-T-G-A-T-A-T-T-A-C-T 

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Examine the following double-stranded DNA sequence that encodes the beginning of a protein: 

A-T-G-T-G-G-C-C-A-C-T-A-T-A-A-T-G-A 

T-A-C-A-C-C-G-G-T-G-A-T-A-T-T-A-C-T 

Which strand is the coding strand, and where is the information for the N-terminal end of the resulting peptide located? 

A. The top strand is the coding strand, and the N-terminus is on the right.

B. The top strand is the coding strand, and the N-terminus is on the left.

C. The bottom strand is the coding strand, and the N-terminus is on the right 

D. The bottom strand is the coding strand, and the N-terminus is on the left. 

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