Ribonucleic Acid (RNA). AcaDeca 2013-2014. Characteristics of RNA. RNA is similar to DNA except for the fact that: RNA’s sugar is r ibose O ne of the nitrogenous base is u racil It is typically s ingle stranded S maller than DNA. TYPES AND CHEMICAL STRUCTURE OF RNA.
RNA is similar to DNA except for the fact that:
After transcription, a cap (extra nucleotides) and a poly tail (long nucleotides consisting of A’s) are added at boths ends of the mRNA