Nucleic Acid Concept Map
Complete the concept map to show how DNA and RNA are alike and how they differ.
Use these words or phrases:
ACGT, ribosome, ACGU, anticodons, amino acid,
Genetic, nucleotides, deoxyribose, double, single,
nucleus and cytoplasm, one, codons, transcription,
replication, protein synthesis, ribose, three, nucleus
NUCLEIC
ACIDS
Organic compounds made of ________________, each of
which contains a sugar, a phosphate, and a base.
DNA
A
RNA
1. _____________ stranded
1. _____________ stranded
2. Contains _______________ sugar
2. Contains __________ sugar
3. Has the bases _____________
3. Has the bases ______________
4. Found in the _______________
4. Found in the
_________________________
5. Has ____ type
5. Produced by _______________
6. Has ____ types
mRNA
1. Leaves the nucleus and go to
the _______________ in
the cytoplasm
2. Carries
_____________________
information out of the nucleus
for
______________________
____
tRNA
1. Takes the triple code or
_______________ from
the mRNA
2. Matches these three
nucleotides on the tRNA,
called the
_______________ to
make an
___________________
______
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