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Nucleic acids

Biological molecules (AQA AS Biology) PART 5 of 8 TOPICS: Nucleic acids

 

 

TOPICS: Carbohydrates  Lipids  Proteins  Many proteins are enzymes  Nucleic acids  ATP  Water  Inorganic Ions

Nucleic acids:

Two types of nucleic acids needs to be known for this module and they are DNA (deoxyribose nucleic acid) and RNA (ribonucleic acid). These are important information carrying molecules where DNA holds genetic information and RNA transfers the genetic information to the ribosomes. The structures of DNA and RNA should be known: