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Postby ckjones » Tue May 17, 2005 7:41 pm

An RNA molecule is a polymer composed of subunits known as what??
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Postby Jelanen » Tue May 17, 2005 8:05 pm

Sure, Alex...I'll take RNA for 500

An RNA molecule is a polymer composed of subunits known as what??


What is ribonucleic acids.

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Postby thank.darwin » Wed May 18, 2005 1:13 am

Correct!
500 goes to Jelanen :D
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Postby Jelanen » Wed May 18, 2005 1:16 am

WOOT!

I'll take Hairpin Attenuation for 600 Alex.

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Postby thank.darwin » Wed May 18, 2005 1:24 am

What happens when tryptophan is scarce and a 1-2 hairpin cannot form? :D
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Postby Jelanen » Wed May 18, 2005 6:30 pm

You must phrase your question in the form of an answer.

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Postby thank.darwin » Wed May 18, 2005 11:28 pm

Sorry, I don't make a good Alex :lol:
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Postby victor » Thu May 19, 2005 12:54 pm

I think that RNA is RiboseNucleic Acid (sorry if the spelling is wrong...). It means that RNA is formed by Ribose glucose which have complete H and OH that surround C atom, Phosphate molecule and one of four nitrogen bases which are Adenine, Guanine, Cytosine and Urasile....
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Postby James » Thu May 19, 2005 2:22 pm

The sugar is not a 'ribose glucose', but a pentose sugar called ribose.
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Yup...

Postby victor » Mon May 23, 2005 1:02 pm

Yup, I'm sorry for that mistake.....I forgot to put 'pentose' sugar...thanks for the correction.. :wink:
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