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Biochemistry: Differences in Nucleic Acids

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Of the following statements, which BEST summarizes the differences between DNA and RNA?

A

DNA is always double-stranded, whereas RNA is always single stranded.

B

Nitrogenous bases in DNA are capable of bonding with each other, whereas nitrogenous bases in RNA are not.

C

DNA molecules contain the nitrogenous base uracil, whereas RNA molecules contain the nitrogenous base thymine.

D

DNA molecules contain the sugar deoxyribose, whereas RNA molecules contain the sugar ribose.