Posted: Sat Dec 07, 2019 4:44 pm
how many atoms in thymine could form a hydrogen bond?
Re: hydrogen bonding
Posted: Sat Dec 07, 2019 5:13 pm
8 atoms in thymine could form a Hydrogen bond. A lone pair on N (happens two times), Two lone pairs on O (happens twice), and because N is bonded with H, H can bond with something else (happens twice) adding up to 8 possible Hydrogen bonding sites.