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The structure of RNA is a single-stranded molecule made up of basic units called nucleotides that contain a nitrogenous base, a five-carbon sugar and a phosphate group. Although there is only one strand of RNA, as oppose...

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Ribonucleic acid, known as RNA, is composed of a combination of four different nucleotides: adenine, uracil, guanine and cytosine. Each nucleotide primarily consists of a ribose sugar (five-carbon ring) and a phosphate g...

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The base pairs in DNA are adenine to thymine and guanine to cytosine. In RNA, they are adenine to uracil and guanine to cytosine.

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Ribonucleic acid, known as RNA, is composed of a combination of four different nucleotides: adenine, uracil, guanine and cytosine. Each nucleotide primarily consists of a ribose sugar (five-carbon ring) and a phosphate g...

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The five-carbon sugar found in RNA is ribose. Ribose is an important carbohydrate for generating energy in the cells of living organisms.

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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...

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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.

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