Ch 11: TExES Life Science: Nucleic Acids

About This Chapter

Brush up on your knowledge of the importance and functions of nucleic acids through this chapter's online video lessons. Then, give your best answers during the TExES Life Science examination.

TExES Life Science: Nucleic Acids - Chapter Summary

This chapter offers a look at biological molecules, including DNA and RNA. You'll re-examine their structural components and analyze the differences between these two nucleic acids. The video lessons in this chapter will also allow you to review the functions of nucleotides and pyrimidines. When you use the lessons as study tools, you can become better-prepared to take the TExES Life Science examination. The chapter might help you with:

  • Explaining the chemical composition of phosphodiester bonds and nucleic acids
  • Understanding complementary base pairing
  • Discussing the functions of guanine, cytosine, thymine and adenine
  • Discussing double-helix structure and the hereditary molecule
  • Comparing the structural components of DNA and RNA molecules

Well-educated lesson instructors outline the fundamentals of nucleic acids so that you can address the material with confidence when you sit for the TExES Life Science examination. The lessons are designed to be informative and user-friendly. You can study anywhere as long as you have access to Web-ready technology. Use the video tags to locate information right away and submit your questions on nucleic acids to the experts. Take the self-assessment tests to gauge your progress.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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