Organic Chemistry 2

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DNA vs. RNA Characteristics


DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) and RNA (ribonucleic acid) are vital biomacromolecules responsible for transferring genetic information and protein synthesis. They are structurally and functionally different, however, and work complementarily to each other.

Select ALL that is related to DNA and to RNA in the problem given below.



Has a ribose sugar.

Has a ribose sugar with no oxygen in C-2.

Has a double helix.

Adenine links to thymine (A-T), and cytosine links to guanine (C-G).

Adenine links to uracil (A-U), and cytosine links to guanine (C-G).

Adenine, uracil, guanine, and cytosine are the bases.

Adenine, thymine, cytosine, and guanine are the bases.