Guanine: Structure & Definition


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Guanine can make up this component of a nucleotide:

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1. In DNA or RNA, guanine bonds with

2. Guanine is involved in

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Assess your understanding of the structure of guanine in this quiz/worksheet combination. See how well you understand the components of guanine, the bonds it can create, and its functions through practice questions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment, you will be asked about:

  • Guanine's role in nucleotides
  • The bonds guanine makes in DNA and RNA
  • Guanine's function(s)
  • Use of guanine in cosmetics
  • The definition of GTP

Skills Practiced

This assessment will test the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding guanine
  • Lesson comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related biology lesson
  • Knowledge application - use what you have learned to identify why guanine is used in cosmetics

Additional Learning

To learn more, review this lesson titled Guanine: Structure & Definition. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Definition of guanine
  • Chemical composition and structure of guanine
  • Guanine's function in nucleic acids
  • Other functions in cells
  • Some fun facts about guanine