· -Nucleic acids are chains of nucleotides which are covalently bonded together
· -Remember, nucleotides of the same sugar could be binded together, forming a long chain of polynucleotide.
THE CRUCIAL FACT YOU NEED TO REMEMBER AND MUST REMEMBER!
· RNA has a pentose sugar called RIBOSE
· DNA has a pentose sugar called deoxyribose
Organic bases: purines and pyrimidines
· There are two organic base grups called the…