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DNA/RNA Structure

structure of DNA and RNA

TermDefinition
Purpose of DNA To provide instructions for making proteins
Purpose of RNA To assemble or make the protein
Parts (components) of a Nucleotide (1) Phosphate group (2) 5 Carbon Sugar (3) Nitrogen Base
Parts of a DNA Nucleotide (1) Phosphate group (2) Deoxyribose sugar (3) Nitrogen Base
Nitrogen Bases for DNA Adenine (A), Thymine (T), Guanine (G), Cytosine (C)
Cytosine (C) pairs with Guanine (G)
Adenine (A) pairs with Thymine (T)
Nitrogen Bases for RNA Adenine (A), Uracil (U), Cytosine (C), Guanine (G)
Structure of DNA Sides of ladder are made up of phosphate-deoxyribose sugar group, rungs of ladder are made up of nitrogen base pairs
Hydrogen Bonds Weak bonds that hold the sides of DNA together
Shape of DNA Double Helix
Created by: jafulle3
 

 



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