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Components of DNA & RNA
Part and functions of DNA and RNA.
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The shape of the DNA molecule. Looks like a twisted ladder.
Nitrogenous base found in DNA and RNA, complements Thymine in DNA and Uracil in RNA.
Nitrogenous base found in DNA and RNA, complements Cytosine in both.
Nitrogenous base found in DNA and RNA, complements Guanine in both.
Nitrogenous base found in DNA and complements Adenine in DNA. Not found in RNA.
Nitrogenous base found only in RNA and complements Adenine.
Process in which DNA is copied. It occurs during the synthesis phase of Interphase in the eukaryotic cell cycle.
Ribonucleic acid. Smaller than DNA as it is one-stranded, contains Uracil and Ribose.
Deoxyribonucleic acid. Double stranded and is located in the nucleus. Contains Thymine and Deoxyribose.
Copies the genetic instructions from DNA in the nucleus and carries them to the cytoplasm.
Helps forms ribosomes. Location of protein synthesis.
Brings amino acids to ribosomes, where they are joined together to form proteins.
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