RNA. The “other” Nucleic Acid. DNA is King! Absolute monarch! But, a King that is trapped within the castle – held prisoner. Besides, the King is far too valuable to go wandering about. DNA is KING.
Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.
The “other” Nucleic Acid
Messenger RNA to the rescue! mRNA can enter and leave the castle freely, taking the King’s royal proclamations with him!
How does he remain undetected by the Castle Guards? He is smaller and only one-stranded! Very sneaky!
RNA doesn’t have Thymine! Instead it has Uracil.
It is single-stranded!
In its sugar-phosphate backbone, the sugar is Ribose, instead of Deoxyribose.
DNA is found in the Nucleus, RNA is found in the cytoplasm