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A nucleotide is composed of a sugar, a phosphate and a heterocylic nitrogenous base. Nucleotides act as the monomers for nucleic acid polymers, energy carriers within the body and essential coenzymes. More »

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The essential components of a nucleotide are a pentose (five carbon sugar), a nitrogenous base and one to three phosphate groups. The combinations of possible pentoses, bases and phosphate groups create several different... More »

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The three components that make up a nucleotide are a sugar molecule, a phosphate molecule and one of the four nitrogenous bases. These three components form the double helix shape of DNA. More »

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