Nucleic Acids/DNA

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double helix

2 stands of nucleotides

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nucleic acid monomers

nucleotides

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parts of a nucleotide

sugar (deoxyribose), phosphate group and nitrogen base

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nitrogen bases in DNA

A, T, C, G

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nitrogen bases in RNA

A, U, C, G

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purines

N bases with 2 rings, A and G

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pyrimidines

N bases with one ring, C, U, T

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2

# of H bonds between A and T

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3

# of H bonds between C and G

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antiparallel

the 2 DNA strands are parallel and running in the opposite direction

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replication

to make an exact copy

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Helicase

ENZ that helps DNA unzip and unwind

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DNA Polymerase

ENZ that helps attach free floating nucleotides to the replicating DNA

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histones

proteins that DNA winds around

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Chromatin

loosely coiled DNA wrapp[ed around Histones, the form that DNA is in when the cell isn't dividing

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chromosomes

2 pieces of tightly coiled DNA, the form DNA is in when a cell divides

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46

# of chromosomes in body cells

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23

# of chromosomes in gametes

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chromatid

each strand of DNA in the chromosome