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True or False
The Job of DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) and RNA (ribonucleic acid) is to store and transmit heridetary information
True
Page 137 Par 1
Nucleic Acid is a chain of _________ .
Nucleotides
Page 137 par 1
A _________ consists of a Pentose, A phosphate group, and a nitrogenious base
Nucleotide
Page 137 par 1
A nucleotide consists of a _______ , A ___________ group and a ___________ base
Pentose, Phosepahate group,Nitrogenious base
Page 137 Par 1
A pentose is a type of ________
Sugar
Page 137
A ___________ group is a molecule in the back bone of RNA and DNA that links adjoining bases together
Phosphate Group
Page 137
True or False
Nitrogenious bases are found in both RNA and DNA
True
Pg 137
There are ________ types of nitorgenious bases
Five
Pg 137
What are adenine, cytosine, guanine, thymine and uracil
The five nitrogenious bases
pg 137
Name the three nitrorogenious bases that can be in both RNA and DNA
Adenine, cytosine,guanine
pg 137
Name the nitrogenous base that is only found in DNA
Thymine
pg 137
Name the nitrogenous base that is only found in RNA
Uracic
Pg 137
DNA is most commonly seen in a structure known as a _________ ________
Double Helix
Pg 137
In DNA Adenine always pairs with _________
thymine
pg 137
In DNA Guanine always pairs with __________
Cytosine
Pg 137
Adenine and Guanine have ______ rings and are classed as _________
Two , purines
Pg 137 par 4
Thymine and cytosine have only one ring and are classed as ___________ .
pyrimidines
Pg 137 Par 4
True or false
Unlike the double helix of DNA RNA , for the most part, exists as a single stranded string of nucleotides.
True
Pg 137 Par 5
True or False

In RNA, the pyrimidine base of uracil is used instead of the thymine base found in DNA
True

Pg 137 Par 5
If DNA is the genetic blue print then RNA is the __________
Messenger
Pg 138 par2
The message in the DNA is copied to the RNA this is called ___________
Transcription
pg 138 par 2
The RNA is sent to the ribosomes to make proteins. .. Protein production from RNA is called ________
Translation
Pg 138