Sugar

What type of sugar does DNA have?

The sugar of the DNA is desoxyribose, which is a pentose.

Rule

The rule "the amount of guanine is equal to cytosine and the amount of adenine is equal to thymine" has the name of

Chargaff's rule states that the amount of guanine is equal to cytosine and the amount of adenine is equal to thymine.

Pyrimidine bases

Pyrimidine bases are

Pyrimidine bases are uracil, thymine and cytosine.

Purine bases

Nitrogenous bases that are purine derivatives:

Adenine and guanine are purine derivatives.

Discovery

Nucleic acids were discovered for the first time by

Nucleic acids for the first time were discovered by F. Miescher.

RNA 2

Which of the following is not a part of the RNA?

Thymine is not a part of the RNA. RNA contains ribose, phosphoric acid residue and nucleic acids: adenine, guanine, cytosine and uracil.

Nucleic acids 2

How many types of nucleic acids are there in nature?

There are 2 major types: purine and pyrimidine nucleic acids.

three adjacent nucleotides

Three adjacent nucleotides in DNA molecule are called

Three adjacent nucleotides in DNA molecule are called a triplet.

Polymers

Which of the following is a polymer?

DNA is a polymer, its monomers are nucleotides. Glucose, phospholipids and fats are not polymers.

Nucleic acids are

What are nucleic acids?

Nucleic acids are biopolymers and they consist of nucleotides.