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DNA

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What are the small molecules that make up a strand of DNA called? Nucleotides
What is the shape of DNA? Double Helix
Who discovered the shape of DNA? James Watson and Francis Crick
What are the 3 molecules that make up a nucleotide? a sugar (deoxyribose), a phosphate which links the sugars together, and then one of the four bases
Which molecules make up the sides of the DNA "ladder"? Deoxyribose and Phosphate
Which molecules make up the rungs of the DNA "ladder"? 4 Nitorogen bases; Adenine, Thymine, Cytosine, and Guanine
Making a copy of DNA is called ___________? Replication
What sugar is found in DNA? Deoxyribose
What is a gene? Segment of DNA that codes for a particular protein which in turn codes for a trait.
Which nitrogen bases will bond together? Adenine will only bond with Thymine Guanine will only bond with Cytosine
What does DNA stand for? Deoxyribonucleic acid
Where is most DNA found in the cell? Nucleus
Created by: kateee15.26
 

 



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