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DNA and RNA

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What does DNA stand for? Deoxyribonucleic acid
What does RNA stand for? Ribonucleic acid
How many polynucleotide strands does DNA have? 2
How many polynucleotide strands does RNA have? 1
What type of sugar is in DNA? Deoxyribose
What type of sugar is in RNA? Ribose
Is DNA long or short in length? Long
Is RNA short or long in length? Short
How many forms of DNA is there? 1
How many forms of RNA is there? 3
What are the names of the different forms of RNA? mRNA (messenger RNA), tRNA (transfer RNA), and rRNA (ribosomal RNA).
What are the nitrogen bases of DNA? Adenine (A), Guanine (G), Cytosine (C) and Thymine (T)
What are the nitrogen bases of RNA? Adenine (A), Guanine (G), Cytosine (C) and Uracil (U)
What are proteins made from? Amino acids
What is DNA made up of? Nucleotides
What are nucleotides made from? Three molecules: sugar, phosphate and a base molecule.
Created by: clairepronk
 

 



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