DNA

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stephaniesmith
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DNA
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2011-01-04 17:15:01
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Nucleic Acids
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  1. The sides of the DNA are made of _____ and _________ groups.
    sugar, phosphate
  2. The nitrogenous bases connect to the sides of the DNA at the _____ groups.
    sugar
  3. What are the four nitrogenous bases?
    Adenine (A), Thymine (T), Cytosine (C), Guanine (G)
  4. Which base does Adenine always pair with?
    Thymine
  5. Which base does Thymine always pair with?
    Adenine
  6. Which base does Cytosine always pair with?
    Guanine
  7. Which base does Guanine always pair with?
    Cytosine
  8. HEY GUESS WHAT!
    NUCLEIC ACIDS ARE THE MOST IMPORTANT OF THE BIOMOLECULES!
  9. What are the monomers of nucleic acids?
    Nucleotides
  10. What three groups is each nucleotide made of?
    A sugar group, phosphate group, and a nitrongenous base
  11. What are the two types on nucleic acids?
    Deoxyribosenucleic Acid (DNA) and Ribonucleic Acid (RNA)
  12. Deoxyribonucleic Acid:
    • -contain genetic code for proteins and determines our genes
    • -is the genetic link between generations
  13. Ribonucleic Acid:
    -mRNA carries the genetic message to the ribosomes where tRNA's help to assemble amino acids into proteins

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