Flashcards in 1B DNA Structure And Replication Deck (12):
How is DNA arranged?
It is tightly coiled and packed with associated proteins.
What does DNA carry?
The genetic code.
In what shape is DNA found?
A double helix
How are the two DNA strands held together?
The strands run in opposite directions. What is the term used to describe this arrangement?
What end is the deoxyribose sugar?
The three prime end
What end is the phosphate end?
The five prime end
What is a nucleotide composed of?
Phosphate, Deoxyribosd and a base
What are the four bases of DNA?
Adenine, Thymine, Guanine and Cytosine.
Who does the strong chemical sugar-phosphate backbone form?
From the strong chemical bond forming between the deoxyribose sugar of one nucleotide and the phosphate of the next.
Name the base pairs.
Adenine and Thymine
Cytosine and Guanine