Nucleic acids dna deoxyribose nucleic acids rnaribose

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Nucleic acids~ DNA (deoxyribose nucleic acids) RNA(ribose nucleic acids) ATP (adenosine triphosphate) Important for storage and transmission of information Also energy transformation The monomer of the nucleic acid is a nucleotide A nucleotide consists of pentose sugar(it's going to have a phosphate and a nitrogen base) Nucleotide is going to have pyrimidines one ring( cytosine(c) thymine(t), uracil(u) Purines 2 rings either adenine(A) Guanine(g) These are the basic monomers to build your nucleic acids DNA ~Encodes hereditary information(passes it from one gen to another) It also transfers information to make RNA (you can replicate it) DNA sugar~is deoxyribose The bases you find in is A,C,G,T
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DNA hydrogen bond complementary with the bases A,T (purine2)GO TOGETHER C,G(pyrimidine1) The backbone of DNA is made from SUGAR PHOSPHATE Strands do run ANTIPARALLEL in DNA RNA~ is your second nucleic acid Rna has ribose~ rna has a,c,g,u Generally single stranded but it can fold on itself and be a double stranded. C,G go together A,U mRNA( MESSENGER) tRNA(transfer) rRNA(ribosomal) DNA can make more of itself if your replectating your cells, it always is always functional inside of all living cells because DNA can be transcribed into RNA and RNA is translated(later) into a protein.
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