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1

What does each Nucelotide in DNA consist of?

Phosphate group
Sugar (Deoxyribose)
Organic Base

2

What are the Structures of Nucleotides often modelled using?

Block Diagrams

3

What are the 4 different bases that Nucleotides contain?

Adenine
Thymine
Cytosine
Guanine

4

What do Nucleotides join together to form?

Single strand of DNA

5

What type of intermolercular force forms between bases on opposite strands of DNA?

Hydrogen Bonds

6

What are Proteins? What are they made from?

Proteins are polymers made from monomers called Amino Acids

7

What compounds are carbohydrates made of?

Carbon
Hydrogen
Oxygen

8

What do Carbohydrates include?

Simple sugars (eg. deoxyribose, sucrose)
Complex Carbohydrates (eg. starch)

9

What is Sucrose made from?

Two simple sugars: glucose and fructose

10

What does Starch consist of?

Many simple sugar molecules joined together