Nucleic Acids. Meghan Arora Jeff Chen Julia Kubik Pratibha Sharma Anna Ye. Types: D eoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) Ribonucleic acid (RNA) These molecules: Store and transmit hereditary material Allow living organisms to pass on their traits. Functions. DNA.
There are two families of nitrogenous bases:
pyrimidines and purines
The cell performs three main functions:
1. Mechanical Work
3. Chemical Work
ATP can be recycled through the phosphorylation of ADP (when ADP combines with a phosphate), and where the energy required for that reaction comes from catabolism (breakdown reactions).In most cases, the energy comes from cellular respiration and light energy in plants.
Below: The ATP cycle