How are the structures of RNA and DNA similar?


How are the structures of RNA and DNA similar?


Macromolecules are large, biological molecules that are essential for building cells. There are four classes of macromolecules, lipids, proteins, carbohydrates and nucleic acids. DNA and RNA are both examples of nucleic acids.

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The structures of RNA and DNA are similar because they are both composed of the monomer, nucleotides. A nucleotide has three parts, a sugar, a...

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Nucleic Acids: Function & Structure


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Why are nucleic acids important? In this lesson, understand the nucleic acid structure and function in the body. Find a few examples of the structure and function of nucleic acid.

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