Flashcards - Nucleic Acids - DNA and RNA for the MCAT: Help and Review

Flashcards - Nucleic Acids - DNA and RNA for the MCAT: Help and Review
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nitrogenous base
A nitrogenous base, or nitrogen-containing base, is an organic molecule with a nitrogen atom that has the chemical properties of a base
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polymer
A polymer is a large molecule, or macromolecule, composed of many repeated subunits
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cystic fibrosis
Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disorder that affects mostly the lungs, but also the pancreas, liver, kidneys, and intestine
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cystic fibrosis
Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disorder that affects mostly the lungs, but also the pancreas, liver, kidneys, and intestine
polymer
A polymer is a large molecule, or macromolecule, composed of many repeated subunits
nitrogenous base
A nitrogenous base, or nitrogen-containing base, is an organic molecule with a nitrogen atom that has the chemical properties of a base
Homologous chromosomes
A couple of homologous chromosomes, or homologs, are a set of one maternal and one paternal chromosomes that pair up with each other inside a cell during meiosis
homologous recombination
Homologous recombination is a type of genetic recombination in which nucleotide sequences are exchanged between two similar or identical molecules of DNA
pyrimidines
Pyrimidine is an aromatic heterocyclic organic compound similar to pyridine
James Watson
James Dewey Watson is an American molecular biologist, geneticist and zoologist, best known as one of the co-discoverers of the structure of DNA in 1953 with Francis Crick

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