The study of the molecular basis of genes and gene expression; molecular genetics
A virus that infects bacteria; also called a phage
An organic monomer consisting of a five-carbon sugar covalently bonded to a nitrogenous base and a phosphate group. ------s are the building blocks of nucleic acids.
A polymer made up of many nucleotides covalently bonded together
The alternating chain of and phosphate to which the DNA and RNA nitrogenous bases are attached
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