What Sugar Is Found in DNA?

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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.
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The sugar in DNA is 2-deoxyribose, a Pentose sugar. Pentose meaning it has 5 carbons.
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1.c. 2.d. DNA-deoxyribonucleic acid, double stranded. RNA- ribonucleic acid.
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