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DNA & RNA = (blank)
nucleic acids
nucleic acids are made up of (blank)
nucleotides
The two nucleic acids are (blank) & (blank)
DNA & RNA
The general structure of a "building block" is a (blank)
nitrogen base
The two nucleic acids are (blank) & (blank)
DNA & RNA
The general structure of a "building block" is a (blank)
nitrogen base, a phosphate group, and a sugar
The nucleic acid (blank) is single stranded rather than double stranded
RNA
adenine is paired with (blank) rather than pairing adenine with thymine
uracil
the nucleic acid contains (blank) not deoxyribose
ribose
an abbreviation for seoxyribonucleic acid
DNA
acid contained in chromosomes
deoxyribonucleic
pairs of chemicals that form the rungs of the DNA ladder
bases
base that always pairs with thymine
adenine
base that always pairs with cytosine
guanine
base that always pairs with guanine
cytosine
base that always pairs with adenine
thymine
shape of the DNA molecule
ladder
substance that alternates witha sugar to make sides of ladder
phosphate
sugar that alternates with phosphate to make ladder sides
deoxyribose
name for base pairs
genes
another term for reproduction
replication
a pattern
template
scientist who proposed the DNA model
watson & crick
scientists' description of molecular structure of DNA
double helix