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DNA genetic material that organisms inherit from their parents
Nucleotide a building block of DNA or RNA, consisting of a sugar, a nitrogenous base and a phosphate group
Hydrogen bond a type of weak chemical bond formed between the nitrogen bases
Adenine the nucleotide that bonds with the thymine in DNA
Thymine the nucleotide that bonds with the adenine in DNA
Guanine the nucleotide that bonds with the cytosine in DNA
Cytosine the nucleotide that bonds with the guanine in DNA
Deoxyribose the sugar in the building block of DNA
Gene A segment of DNA on a chromosome that codes for a specific trait
Double Helix The shape of a DNA molecule
Purines Adenine and Guanine. Two carbon rings
Pyrimidines Cytosine and Thymine. One carbon ring
Nucleus Organelle containing DNA and RNA
Anti-parallel The two strands of DNA run in opposite directions to each other.
Covalent bond Connects sugar to phosphate
Created by: Curt