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DNA and RNA are nucleic acids, which are also considered polymers. Deoxyribonucleic acid is used to create ribonucleic acid that, in turn, contains the primary sequence of amino acids needed to make proteins. More »

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DNA is a stable, double helix that functions in long-term storage of genetic material, while RNA is a reactive, single helix that transfers information. There are also slight differences in base pairs between DNA and RNA... More »

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RNA and DNA are related because they share three base molecules: adenine, guanine and cytosine. RNA also contains uracil, which DNA doesn't have. More »

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Both DNA and RNA polymers are composed of monomers. These monomers are called nucleotides. A nucleotide has four parts; however, the monomers of DNA and RNA differ slightly from each other, thus giving the molecules diff... More »

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Both DNA and RNA are macromolecules that consist of long chains of nucleotides. Both contain the specific nucleotide bases adenine, guanine and cytosine, although the fourth base differs between DNA and RNA. Both molecul... More »

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DNA differs from RNA in both structure and function. The two molecules have different types of sugars, vary in the types of nitrogenous bases in each, are found in different places and do different things within the cell... More »

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The subunits of DNA and RNA are nucleotides. A nucleotide is made up of a phosphate group bonded to a sugar, which is then bound to a nitrogenous base. Both DNA and RNA consist of four types of nitrogenous bases. More »

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