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DNA

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DNA
deoxyribonucleic acid
adenine
nitrogen base complementary to thymine
thymine
nitrogen base complementary to adenine
cytosine
nitrogen base complementary to guanine
guanine
nitrogen base complementary to cytosine
nucleotide
building block of nucleic acids
hydrogen bonds
A weaker bond that holds 2 nucleotides together
double helix
molecular shape of DNA
covalent bond
A stronger bond that holds sugars and phosphates together
base pairing
bonds in DNA can form only between adenine and thymine and between guanine and cytosine
replication
an identical set of DNA is created from the original double helix