DNA and RNA Structure
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DNA is a nucleic acid polymer composed of which repeating structural unit?
What is the role of RNA?
to move information from the nucleus to the ribosomes for protein synthesis
Where is the DNA located in a eukaryotic cell?
Which RNA base pairs with the adenine in DNA?
Which structural characteristic is seen in RNA but not in DNA?
a single strand
Which discovery is attributed to Phoebus Levene?
identification of ribose and deoxyribose
A single strand of DNA helix has the code ATAGGC. Which would be the complementary code on the other strand of the helix?
Which of the following could be a nucleotide of RNA?
ribose + phosphate group + uracil
Which structural component is found in DNA but not in RNA?
DNA is made of two chains of nucleotides. Which type of bonds hold the chains together?
Which base is found only in RNA?
A single strand of DNA helix has the code CGCTAA. Which would be the complementary code on the other strand of the helix?
A DNA strand has the sequence ACCGAGCTT. Which is the complementary strand of RNA?
What did Chargaff discover while studying bases in the DNA of organisms?
The ratios of thymine and adenine were similar, as were the ratios of guanine and cytosine.
The diagram shows a nucleic acid in the shape of a double helix.
Which sugar is present in the nucleic acid that is represented in the diagram?