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1

What is a nucleotide and what is it made up of?

What DNA is made of.

Sugar (Deoxyribose)
Phosphate
Nitrogenous base (A, T, G, C)

2

What type of back bone does a nucleotide have?

Flexible, made of sugar-phosphate

3

What are all the bases?

Adenine, Thymine, Guanine, Cytosine

4

Which base pairs go together?

Adenine and Thymine
Guanine and Cytosine

5

What is the shape of DNA

Double helix, looks like a spiral staircase