Introduction to Nucleic Acids

Discuss nucleic acids and the role they play in DNA and RNA

DNA is the set of instructions for our cells. Our DNA determines who and what we are.

What You’ll Learn to Do

  • Describe the basic structure of nucleic acids
  • Compare and contrast the structure of DNA and RNA

Learning Activities

The learning activities for this section include the following:

  • Structure of Nucleic Acids
  • DNA and RNA
  • Self Check: Nucleic Acids


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