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One difference is due to their nitrogen bases. RNA's bases are adenine (A), uracil (U), guanine (G), and cytosine (C). DNA's bases are adenine (A), thymine (T), guanine (G), and cytosine (C). Another difference is that DNA is a double-stranded molecule with a long chain of nucleotides, while RNA is a single-stranded molecule with a shorter chain of nucleotides.

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List all the ways that RNA differs from DNA?

DNA double-strands into the famous double helix shape. RNA, however, is only 1 strand. As well, the bonding sugars in DNA and RNA are different, the 'deoxyribose' vs 'ribose' of the full names of these molecules. DNA also simply serves as a set of directions which the RNA reads and then helps carry out.

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Did you mean how is RNA different from DNA?

What are 2 ways DNA is different from DNA?

DNA is the same thing as DNA. If you mean RNA, that's a whole nother ball game.

How is RNA different from DNA list 3 things?

RNA contains a ribose sugar that ha oxygen while DNA has deoxyribose sugar which does not have oxygen. DNA has the base Thymine, while RNA has the base Uracil. RNA is single stranded while DNA is double stranded in a double helix.

What statement describes DNA but not RNA?

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Does DNA and RNA contain different sugars?

Yes, DNA and RNA have different sugar . DNA contains deoxyribose sugar whereas RNA consists of ribose sugar, which are completely different from each other.

How is the RNA strand different from the unused DNA strand?

Well, the main difference between RNA and DNA is that RNA is single-stranded and DNA is double-stranded. But on top of that, adenine is replaced with a different protein in RNA.

Does DNA change into RNA?

No. DNA and RNA are different types of molecules and they are not converted one into the other. RNA is made from a DNA template but the DNA template remains, unchanged after the new RNA molecule is created.

Name three ways rna differs from DNA?

RNA is a single strand whereas DNA is a double stranded helix. RNA has one less oxygen than DNA (RNA=ribose DNA=deoxyribose). RNA contains the bases Adenine, guanine, cytosine and uracil whereas DNA has Thymine instead of uracil. DNA transcribes to RNA and RNA translates to protein

What are two ways RNA is unlike DNA?

RNA is single stranded Thymine of DNA is replaced by Uracil and it has ribose sugar whereas in DNA it is dioxyribose.

How are RNA and DNA differnent?

The sugar (ribose vs deoxyribose) is different in RNA and DNA, respectively. Also RNA is single stranded and DNA is double stranded.

What is one way that RNA is different from DNA?

RNA is single stranded,Pentose sugar is Ribose DNA has deoxyribose,Thymine of DNA is replaced by Uracil of RNA.

How is RNA different from DNA?

RNA is the messenger DNA, it's pretty much an exact copy of DNA but a tad different. DNA never leaves the nucleus...RNA does. It travels outside the nucleus to the Endoplasmic Reticulum and the Ribosomes..... RNA is ribonucleic acid and has a hydroxyl group that's missing from deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA). RNA is transcribed from DNA in order to make proteins. RNA also has Uracil for a base instead of Thymine (DNA).

How are DNA and RNA different from each other?

rna is in dna. it sticks it together.dna is the whole genetic info

In what ways do the chemical structures of DNA and rna differ?

One of the major differences between DNA and RNA is the sugar, with 2-deoxyribose replaced by ribose in RNA. From ChaCha!

List three things that make RNA different from DNA?

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List the nitrogenous bases that base pair in DNA and RNA?

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List two kinds of nucleic acid?


How is RNA and dna different?

DNA contains the sugar deoxyribose. RNA contains the sugar ribose. One of the four nitrogen bases in DNA is thymine, but is replaced by uracil in RNA.

How are DNA and RNA different?

DNA is double stranded while rna is single stranded. DNA contains the bases a, g, t, c while RNA contains the bases a, g, c, u. See Protein Synthesis. they are also different because they have different meaning DNA is deoxyribonucleic acid and RNA is ribonucleic acid.

Why is RNA primase not DNA primase?

RNA and DNA are different in composition, even though they are quite close. As the names suggest, RNA primase only works to build RNA, while DNA primase can only work to build DNA

What are 3 ways that RNA differs from DNA?

1. DNA contains thiamine base pairs while RNA has Uracil base pairs 2. DNA contains deoxyribose while RNA has Ribose 3. DNA is a double helix while RNA is single-stranded

In what way is RNA different from dna?

RNA has a ribose sugar backbone. DNA had a deoxyribose sugar backbone. RNA uses the nitrogenous base Uracil. DNA uses Thymine RNA is usually single stranded. DNA is double stranded. RNA has catalytic properties. DNA is just a storage molecule.

How do bacterial DNA and viral DNA differ from human DNA?

Its the difference between DNA and RNA. DNA = Deoxyribonucleic acid RNA = Ribonucleic Acid. Meaning they have different structures based on the different sugars. And also the fact that DNA is double stranded (in the double helix form) and RNA is single stranded.

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