What is the main function of DNA
To make a person
What is the main function of RNA
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What are Nucleotides
A Polymer of Nucleic Acids
A Monomer of Nucleic Acids
What 3 components make up a Nucleotide?
A Phosphate Group
A Sugar Molecule
An Amino Acid
An Organic Nitrogenous Base
How are the three sub-units in Nucleic Acids joined together?
What 2 Groups are the 5 Organic Bases grouped into?
What is the difference between a Purine and a Pyrimidine?
Pyrimidine has a 2 ring structure whereas a Purine has a one ring structure.
Pyrimidine has a double chain.
Purines have a 2 ring structure whereas a Pyrimidine has a 1 ring structure.
What does too much Nucleic Acid cause?
How does too much Nucleic Acid cause Gout?
The excess Nucleic acid travel to the capillaries under the skin and cause the skin to swell.
Uric acid forms crystals that are deposited in joints at the extremities
What is the name of the polymer of Nucleotide monomers?
What are the complementary base pairing rules?
Adenine pairs with Cytosine and Thymine pairs with Guanine.
Adenine pairs with Thymine and Cytosine pairs with Guanine.
Thymine pairs with Cytosine and Adenine pairs with Guanine
What is the number of Hydrogen bonds between Thymine and Adenine
What is the number of Hydrogen bonds between Guanine and Cytosine?
At what part of the cell cycle does DNA replication take place?
What enzyme unzips the DNA helix?
During DNA replication what acts as a template?
The Nitrogenous Bases
The Sugar-Phosphate backbone
The Hydrogen bonds
The original strand of DNA
The original strand of RNA
In DNA replication what signal the tRNA to collect the Amino Acids and transport them to the ribosomes.
What is mRNA?
The coding DNA strand
The original DNA strand