Nucleic Acids

By: Ayush Singh and Jake Davis 6th Period

Monomer- Nucleotide

Organic molecules that serve as the monomers of Nucleic Acids like DNA and RNA.


Polymer-Polynucleotide

Example of biomolecule-DNA

Functional Groups- Triphosphate, base, and sugar

Common Functions

A common function of Nucleic Acids is to transmit and store genetic information, and use that information to produce protein.


Structure

It has four nucleotides which each help perform the function in producing proteins.