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Biology Test 2

Question:
Enzymes that break down DNA catalyze the hydrolysis of the covalent bonds that join nucleotides together. What would happen to DNA molecules treated with these enzymes?
Answer:
The phosphodiester linkages of the polynucleotide backbone would be broken.
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Question: Enzymes that break down DNA catalyze the hydrolysis of the covalent bonds that join nucleotides together. What would happen to DNA molecules treated with these enzymes?
Answer: The phosphodiester linkages of the polynucleotide backbone would be broken.