What Sugar Is Found in DNA?


The sugar found in DNA is 2-deoxyribose, a pentose sugar which has five carbon atoms and 3 oxygen atoms in it. Deoxyribose lacks an hydroxyl group at the 2'- position when compared to ribose sugar of RNA.
Q&A Related to "What Sugar Is Found in DNA"
The sugar in DNA is 2-deoxyribose, a Pentose sugar. Pentose meaning it has 5 carbons.
In DNA, the sugar component of the nucleotide is a pentose called 2-deoxyribose base.
1.c. 2.d. DNA-deoxyribonucleic acid, double stranded. RNA- ribonucleic acid.
Carbon is an essential and naturally occurring scientific property found in sugar. On average, each molecule of sugar contains 12 atoms of carbon. These 12-carbon disaccharides are
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