Nucleic Acid

By Jayleen L and Gabe R

Name of Momomer and Polymer

Monomer-Nucleotides


Polymer-Ribonucleic acid (RNA)and Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA)

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Examples of this biomolecule

It is found in DNA, because it is half of DNA.



Functional Groups of this biomolecule

Hydroxyol Group


Common Functions of this Biomolecule

Stores the genetic code for any organism.


How does its structure allow for its functions?

DNA has small sections called codons categorized as ACGT

A-Adenine

C-Cytosine

G-Guanine

T-Thymine


A pairs with T and C pairs with G.


Like a binary code, this is the base of our entire genetic structure.