How are deoxyribose and ribose different?

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Deoxyribose is a component of DNA which lacks -OH (alcohol group) on the 2' carbon ring
Ribose is a component of RNA which contains -OH group on the 2" carbon ring The main difference between the two is that ribose has an oxygen atom attached to carbon 2.
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What is the difference between ribose and deoxyribose?

Ribose and deoxyribose are both sugars. They have identical chemical structure except that ribose has a hydroxyl group (OH) on carbon 2, while deoxyribose is without an oxygen

How are deoxyribose and ribose similar?

Deoxyribose is a ribose molecule that has a hydrogen (H) atom in place of a hydroxyl (OH) group at position 2. Deoxyribose is a component of DNA. Ribose is a componen

Is ribose an isomer of deoxyribose?

They are not isomers because isomers have the same chemical formula with a different structure. These have different formulas ribose is C 5 H 10 O 5 and deoxyribose is C 5 H

How does ribose and deoxyribose differ?

ribose has a single strand and contain sugar and bases is G,C,U,A. deoxiribose has a double strand and contain sugar too and bases is G,C,T,A.

Does DNA contain ribose or deoxyribose?

Think about it. DNA, RNA. Deoxyribose. Ribose. Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA), Ribonucleic Acid (RNA). It's in the name. I memorized it by accident in seventh grade. DNA contains

What is Deoxyribose and Ribose?

Deoxyribose and ribose are both sugars found in living organisms. Deoxyribose is found in DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) and ribose is found in RNA (ribonucleic acid).
In Biology

Why DNA has deoxyribose and RNA has ribose?

Deoxyribose is more stable! If you look at the structure of ribose in RNA you see that it has OH Groups at C2 and C3, both of which are reactive. We need the one at C3 to reac
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Are ribose and deoxyribose structural isomers of one another?

No, ribose and deoxyribose do not have the same chemical formulas, so they cannot be structural isomers. Deoxyribose is derived from ribose, and has one less oxygen atom, henc