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Bio Standard B.6(A)

identify components of DNA, and describe how information for specifying the...

TermDefinition
DNA a long linear polymer found in the nucleus of a cell and formed from nucleotides and shaped like a double helix
Traits a distinguishing feature of your personal nature
Nitrogenous base simply a nitrogen containing molecule that has the same chemical properties as a base.
Double helix twisted-ladder shape of DNA, formed by two nucleotide strands twisted around each other.
DNA molecule a nucleic acid that consists of two long chains of nucleotides twisted together into a double helix and joined by hydrogen bonds between complementary bases adenine and thymine or cytosine and guanine
Hydrogen bond weak electrostatic bond formed by the attraction of opposite charges between a hydrogen atom and an oxygen, fluorine, nitrogen atom.
Complementary nucleotide a member of the pairs adenine-thymine, adenine-uracil, and guanine-cytosine that have the ability to hydrogen bond to one another
Nucleotide a subunit of nucleic acid formed from a simple sugar, a phosphate group, and a nitrogenous base.
Genetic code a set of three-letter combinations of nucleotides called codons, each of which corresponds to a specific amino acid or stop signal.
Deoxyribose sugar is a monosaccharide with idealized formula H−(C=O)−(CH2)−(CHOH)3−H.
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