Nucleic Acid Questions
Answer in complete sentences on a separate sheet of paper.
- What elements are found in nucleic acids?
- Describe the phosphate group component of a nucleic acid.
- Describe the nitrogenous-base component of a nucleic acid.
- Describe the sugar component of a nucleic acid.
- Compare and contrast DNA and RNA.
- There are only five nitrogenous bases, yet they encode all the diversity of all life. How can only five molecules describe so much?