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The three subunits of a nucleotide are a nitrogenous base, a sugar and a phosphate group. Nucleotides are the building blocks of DNA and RNA molecules. More »

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DNA, or deoxyribonucleic acid, is a chain that is made up of smaller parts known as nucleotides. These nucleotides are then made up of three different parts of nucleotides: the sugar group, the phosphate group and a grou... More »

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Nucleic acids are cellular structures that allow organisms to exchange genetic information between successive generations. Nucleic acids occur in two basic forms: deoxyribonucleic acid and ribonucleic acid, which are ref... More »

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