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What is the difference in a NUCLEOTIDE and a NUCLUOSIDE ?
Nucleotides have a PO4 (phosphate)
Nucleosides do not have PO4
Describe a Nucleic Acid
A nucleotide chain that conveys genetic information
1) deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA)
2) ribonucleic acid (RNA)
Describe a nucleotide & on what carbon will the phosphate & base be found?
1) Sugar with a phospahte and nitrogen base.
2) Base on #1; PO4 on #5
What bond holds nucleutides together?
Phosphodiester
How does deoxyribose differ from ribose?
Deoxyribose has lost an oxygen from carbon #2.