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The two molecules forming the sides of the DNA ladder are phosphates and a sugar called deoxyribose. Deoxyribose binds to the phosphate group by a bond called a phosphodiester linkage. More »

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A rigid chain of alternating deoxyribose sugars and phosphates makes up the sides of the DNA ladder. The rungs of the DNA ladder consist of four nitrogenous bases. More »

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A rigid chain of alternating deoxyribose sugars and phosphates makes up the sides of the DNA ladder. The rungs of the DNA ladder consist of four nitrogenous bases. More »

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The sides of the DNA ladder are made up of a combination of alternating sugars and phosphates. These molecules are what holds the rungs of DNA together on the ladder. More »

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The backbone of the DNA molecule is made of a repeated pattern containing a sugar called deoxyribose and a phosphate group. The backbone is spatially arranged in the form of a double helix, with base pairs connecting the... More »

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The sides of a DNA molecule consist of alternating deoxyribose sugars and phosphates that form a backbone for the molecule. The DNA molecule also is made up of rungs of the nitrogenous bases adenine, guanine, cytosine an... More »

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The sugar found in deoxyribonucleic acid, or DNA, is deoxyribose. It is a variant of the five-carbon sugar called ribose. DNA is an informational molecule found mainly in the nucleus of the cell. More »

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