Name: _______________________________________________ Date: __________ Period: _________ Honors Biology: Intro to Molecular Genetics (10.1-10.3) Guided Reading How is the structure of DNA suited to its function as in information storage molecule? 1. On your own…Read Sections 10.1-10.3 2. Define the following terms: Molecular biology: Bacteriophage: Nucleotides: Polynucleotides: Sugar-phosphate backbone Pyrimidines: (Thymine, Cytosine, Uracil) Purines: (Guanine, Adenine) Double helix: 3. Describe the contributions of…in the determination of the structure and functions of DNA: Frederick Griffith: Alfred Hershey and Martha Chase: Erwin Chargaff: James Watson and Francis Crick: 4. Explain how DNA is a polymer. What are its monomers? 5. Describe the general structure of the DNA molecule:: 6. Read the original publication of Watson and Crick’s article in the journal Nature. Is anything surprising to you?