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Solve this problem Which of the following biomolecules does have a phosphodiester bond ?

Which of the following biomolecules does have a phosphodiester bond ?

  • Option 1)

    Monosaccharides in a polysaccharide

  • Option 2)

    Amino acids in a polypeptide

  • Option 3)

    Nucleic acids in a nucleotide

  • Option 4)

    Fatty acids in a diglyceride

 
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Phosphodiester Bond -

The bond between a phosphate and hydroxyl group of sugar form an ester linkage, it is called phosphodiester bond.

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Nucleic Acids -

Nucleic Acids like DNA, RNA contains only Nucleotides and function as genetic material.

 

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Fig 24

 

Nucleic acid are polymer of nucleotides joined by phosphodiester bonds


Option 1)

Monosaccharides in a polysaccharide

This is incorrect option

Option 2)

Amino acids in a polypeptide

This is incorrect option

Option 3)

Nucleic acids in a nucleotide

This is correct option

Option 4)

Fatty acids in a diglyceride

This is incorrect option

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