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Homework Help: Chemistry

Posted by Janae on Monday, September 7, 2009 at 9:12pm.

The DNA of an E coli cell measures 1.4 mm in length, when extended and 20 angstroms in diameter.

a) Calculate the volume of DNA in an E coli cell in cm^3

b) What fraction of an E coli cell is occupied by its DNA?

c) A human cell is typically spherical with a diameter of 20 micrometers. Calculate the volume of a human cell in cm ^3.

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