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The subunit of DNA is called a nucleotide. A nucleotide is the basic subunit in a nucleic acid and consists of a pentose sugar, a phosphate and a heterocyclic amine. 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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The repeating subunits that make up DNA are called nucleotides. A nucleotide is an organic molecule that helps provide the structure for both DNA and RNA strands. More »

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A nucleotide is the monomer unit of DNA. Nucleotides are composed of a sugar, a phosphate and a nitrogenous base. DNA is a polymer consisting of many of these monomers linked together. More »

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Deoxyribose is the main building block of DNA and is found in every nucleotide that makes up the long chain of genetic information. The compound is often referred to as DNA itself, because it makes up so much of the stru... More »

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The majority of DNA is located in the cell nucleus, where it is called nuclear DNA. A small amount is located in the mitochondria, where it is called mitochondrial DNA. More »

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When DNA is denatured, the hydrogen bonds that hold the double helix together break apart, separating the DNA molecule into two single strands. Denaturation occurs as the temperature increases, according to Ian VanLare, ... More »

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