Nucleid Acid Biochemistry: DNA AND RNA

Junit, S. M. (Sarni Mat)

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DNA and RNA 1. Introduction: Nucleic acid as the material that carries genetic information Direction of information flow is DNA – RNA – protein 2. Nucleic acid as a polynucleotide: Nucleotides as basic building blocks Sugar structure - ribose and deoxyribose Purine and pyrimidine base structures Differences between ribonucleotides and deoxyribonucleotides NMP, NDP, NTP 3. DNA structure: Conventional writing of nucleic acid structure. 5’ and 3’ end polarity. Characteristics of Watson-Crick DNA model DNA denaturation, renaturation and Tm

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University of Malaya

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