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DNA Structure

APBIO-KKENKE

Which of the following describes the correct statement regarding the bonding arrangement in the Watson-Crick model of DNA?

A

Deoxyribose can bind to the nitrogenous bases A, T, C, or U.

B

A phosphate group binds to each rung of the ladder containing a purine and a pyrimidine.

C

Hydrogen bonds connect the sugar deoxyribose to the phosphate group.

D

Phosphodiester bonds link to deoxyribose forming the backbone of DNA.