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Nucleic Acid

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What are the two types of nucleic acid? DNA and RNA
What is the 2 roles of nucleic acid? Storage and transmitting hereditary information
What are the 3 types of RNA? Messenger RNA (mRNA) Transfer RNA (tRNA) Ribosomal RNA (rRNA)
What elements make up Nucleic Acid? Carbon, Hydrogen, Oxygen, Nitrogen and Phosphorus
What is the monomer of a nucleic acid? Nucleotides
What are the 3 parts that nucleic acid consists of? phosphate, sugar and base
What are the 4 bases that make up DNA? Cytosine (C), Guanine (G), Adenine (A) and Thymine (T)
What are the 4 bases that make up RNA? Cytosine (C), Guanine (G), Adenine (A) and Uracil (U)
What is the sugar joined to the base in nucleotides of DNA called? deoxyribose
What is the sugar joined to the base in nucleotides of RNA called? ribose
What is the polymer of nucleic acid? Nucleic Acid (DNA and RNA)
What are the two roles of nucleic acid in organisms? storage and transmitting hereditary information.
Created by: zarap103