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Phosphodiester bonds

phosphodiester bond

(Science: chemistry) Not a precise term. Refers to any molecule in which two parts are joined through a phosphate group.

Examples are found in rNA, dNA, phospholipids, cyclic nucleotides, nucleotide diphosphates and triphosphates.


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The question about TATA sequence flexibility

... are also two symmetrical asparagine amino acids that form hydrogen bonds at the very center. The combination of the unusual flexibility of TATA ... know where exactly it bends, does each bond bend itself? Or maybe the phosphodiester bonds are stretched and contracted when bending the DNA molecule ...

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by Fantomas
Sat Aug 31, 2013 10:57 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: The question about TATA sequence flexibility
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Views: 1693

Questions on the Sodium Potassium Pump and Enzymes

... the substrate working at an active site? For example DNA Ligase forms phosphodiester bonds between Okazaki fragments... What about when one job involves two enzymes ie. DNA Gyrase ...

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by JoWillyTso
Mon Nov 05, 2012 5:50 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Questions on the Sodium Potassium Pump and Enzymes
Replies: 3
Views: 3673

Formation Of DNA Helix In Eukaryote

... that the nucleutides on side of the chain are bonded to each other by phosphodiester bonds and then they form hydrogen bonds with their complementary base on the other side of ...

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by ccBiologist
Tue Nov 29, 2011 8:57 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Formation Of DNA Helix In Eukaryote
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Views: 947

Re: Is DNA living or non-living thing?? get the answer here

SORRY, but DNA is NOT a chain of Proteins and Polypeptide Bonds. DNA is a chain of organic bases Cytosine, Guanine, Adensine, Thymidine linked together as rungs of a ladder by Phosphodiester bonds to Ribosome sugars. The only significant Proteins are the Histone ...

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by eddie6893
Sat Jan 29, 2011 12:27 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Is DNA living or non-living thing?? get the answer here
Replies: 24
Views: 54666

MCQ restriction enzyme calculation

... recognize a sequence of 8 nucleotides in DNA where they cleave the phosphodiester bonds in the duplex backbone. how many such sites do you expect in the human genome if u assume ...

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by klapausius
Sun May 02, 2010 5:12 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: MCQ restriction enzyme calculation
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Views: 1599
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