Nucleotides

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What are nucleotides used to make?
Nucleic acids
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What is a nucleotide made from?
A pentose sugar, a nitrogenous base, a phosphate group
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What is the sugar in DNA called?
Deoxyribose
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What are the 4 bases?
Adenine, Thymine, Cytosine, Guanine
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What type of base is AG?
Purine
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What type of base is CT?
Pyrimidine
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What is the sugar in RNA called?
Ribose
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Difference between DNA and RNA?
Uracil replaces thymine bases in RNA
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What is an RNA molecule made up of?
Single polynucleotide chain
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What is ADP and ATP?
Phosphorylated Nucleotides
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What does ATP provide?
Energy for chemical reactions
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