Nucleic Acids

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Chapter Outline

  1. DNA
    1. RNA
      1. Nucleoside
        1. Nucleotide

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Nucleic acids are the polymers of nucleotides linked in a specific sequence by phosphodiester bonds.

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After reading this chapter, you are expected to learn about:

  • learn nucleic acids and their functions
  • know about bases and sugars present in the nucleic acids
  • define nucleosides and nucleotides
  • learn double helical structure of DNA.



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The key points of this chapter are as follows:

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