• Nucleic acid - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nucleic_acid Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) is a nucleic acid containing the genetic instructions used in the development and functioning of all known living organisms.
  • Nucleic Acids - Biology

    biology.about.com/od/molecularbiology/a/nucleicacids.htm Nucleic acids allow organisms to transfer genetic information from one generation to the next. There are two types of nucleic acids: deoxyribonucleic acid ...
  • Chem4Kids.com: Biochemistry: Nucleic Acids

    www.chem4kids.com/files/bio_nucleicacids.html Chem4Kids.com! This tutorial introduces nucleic acids. Other sections include matter, elements, the periodic table, reactions, and atoms.
    • Nucleic Acid - examples, body, used, process, life, chemical ...

      www.scienceclarified.com/Mu-Oi/Nucleic-Acid.html A nucleic acid is a complex organic compound found in all living organisms. Nucleic acids were discovered in 1869 by the Swiss biochemist Johann Friedrich ...
    • Nucleic acid - New World Encyclopedia

      www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Nucleic_acid Nucleic acids are polymers of repeating units (called monomers). Specifically, nucleic acids are long chains of nucleotide monomers connected by covalent chemical bonds.
    • Visionlearning | Biology | Nucleic Acids

      www.visionlearning.com/en/library/Biology/2/Nucleic-Acids/63 Though only four different nucleotide bases can occur in a nucleic acid, each nucleic acid contains millions of bases bonded to it. The order in which these ...
    • nucleic acid | chemical compound | Britannica.com

      www.britannica.com/science/nucleic-acid Nucleic acid, naturally occurring chemical compound that is capable of being broken down to yield phosphoric acid, sugars, and a mixture of organic bases (purines and ...
    • Nucleic Acids - Purdue University

      chemed.chem.purdue.edu/genchem/topicreview/bp/1biochem/nucleic8.html Nucleic Acids and Nucleotides. Nucleic acids, which are relatively strong acids found in the nuclei of cells, were first isolated in 1869. The nucleic acids are ...
    • Nucleic acid structure - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

      en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nucleic_acid_structure Nucleic acid structure refers to the structure of nucleic acids such as DNA and RNA. Chemically speaking, DNA and RNA are very similar. Nucleic acid structure is ...
    • Nucleic Acids - Michigan State University

      www2.chemistry.msu.edu/faculty/reusch/VirtTxtJml/nucacids.htm Nucleic Acids 1. Introduction. The first isolation of what we now refer to as DNA was accomplished by Johann Friedrich Miescher circa 1870. He reported finding a ...