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Nucleic acids 4 dna deoxyribonucleic acid bases

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Unformatted text preview: DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) RNA (ribonucleic acid) Store and “transmit” genetic Store information information 4. NUCLEIC ACIDS 4. DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) _______________ Bases are: A,T,C,G Extremely long-lived molecule RNA (ribonucleic acid) _____________ Bases are: A,U,C,G Shorter-lived molecule PROTEIN SYNTHESIS DNA RNA Transcription Transcription nucleus of eukaryotes eukaryotes Protein Translation cytoplasm of eukaryotes eukaryotes Transcription (nucleus) Transport Translation (cytoplasm) Fig. 5.25 NUCLEIC ACID STRUCTURE NUCLEIC Nucleotide (monomer) 1. Pentose Sugar •ribose •deoxyribose 2. Phosphate group 3. Nitrogenous Base •pyrimidine •p...
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