a complex molecule containing the genetic information that makes up the chromosomes.
single stranded nucleic acid used for protein synthesis.
Nitrogen base that pairs with thymine.
Nitrogen base that pairs with cytosine.
Nitrogen base that pairs with guanine.
Nitrogen base that pairs with adenine.
a five-carbon sugar that is a component of DNA nucleotides
Spiral-staircase structure characteristic of the DNA molecule
double-ring nitrogenous base, found in DNA and RNA
single-ring nitrogenous base, found in DNA and RNA
a five-carbon sugar present in RNA
Nitrogen base that pairs with adenine in RNA.
Watson and Crick
developed the double helix model of DNA
produced X-ray diffraction image of DNA
Hershey and Chase
concluded that the genetic material of the bacteriophage was DNA, not protein
the process of a DNA molecule making a copy of itself
the process whereby the DNA sequence in a gene is copied into mRNA
in a nucleic-acid chain, a subunit that consists of a sugar, a phosphate, and a nitrogenous base
complex macromolecule that stores and communicates genetic information
a weak bond which holds the base pairs together in a DNA molecule