How is Adenine similar to Nucleotide?


How is Adenine similar to Nucleotide?

Nucleic Acids:

The terms adenine and nucleotide are discussed in nucleic acid macromolecules where they are necessary to build this polymer such as DNA or RNA. We need to discuss and examine the relationship between adenine and nucleotide or how they are similar to each other. Understanding the structures will be helpful in answering the problem.

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Adenine is a purine nitrogenous base that is needed to form nucleotides. The nucleotides are the basic unit of nucleic acid like DNA and it is...

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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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