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two long chains of nucleotides
DNA
Deoxyribonucleic Acid
DNA
contains deoxyribose, phosphate group attached to 5' carbon & ring shaped nitrogenous base attached to 1' carbon
DNA
Adenine, Guanine, Cytosine, Thymine
DNA
takes shape of double helix
DNA
adenine pairs with thymine
DNA
chains of double helix are antiparallel
DNA
one chain of ribonucleotides
RNA
ribose with phosphate group attached to 5' carbon & a ring chaped nitrogenous base attached to 1' carbon
RNA
Adenine, Guanine, Cytosine, Uracil
RNA
carries coded genetic information from DNA in nucleus to ribosomes in cytoplasm
mRNA
can exist as a long, single strand
RNA
can exist as a twisted structure with hairpin loops
RNA
holds ribosome subunits together during protein synthesis
rRNA
binds to specific amino acid in cytoplasm & delivers it to a ribosome to be incorporated into a growing polypeptide
tRNA