14.23     The two strands in DNA are not identical but are complementary. Explain.

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The two strands in DNA are not identical but they held together because they form hydrogen bonds with each other. So they are not identical but complementary to each other. Cytosine forms a hydrogen bond with guanine and adenine forms a hydrogen bond with thymine. SO, that's why the two strands act as a complementary for each other.

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