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What is the difference between Deoxyribonucleotide and Ribonucleotide?

Asked by R. Jones, Last updated: Jan 24, 2020

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L. Cooper

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L. Cooper, Data Analyst, MCA, Newcastle

Answered Nov 01, 2019

Deoxyribonucleotide and ribonucleotide are different forms of nucleotides found in either DNA or RNA. Deoxyribonucleotide is the monomer in DNA. Deoxyribonucleotide has three components which are: a deoxyribose sugar, a nitrogenous base, and a phosphate group. Ribonucleotide reductase is the enzyme that causes the reduction of ribonucleotide to deoxyribonucleotide. ...Read More
 

Daniel Frederic

Daniel Frederic

Answered Jul 12, 2019

The main distinctness between ribonucleotide and deoxyribonucleotide is that ribonucleotide is the forerunner molecule of RNA while the deoxyribonucleotide is the harbinger molecule of DNA. ...Read More
 

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