Nucleic Acids

Nucleic acids are macromolecules composed of monomeric units called nucleotides. These nucleotides¬†constitute DNA¬†and RNA. Characteristics Nucleic acids are the genetic material for all living cells. They play numerous important roles within the cell. For example, they serve as energy stores for future use in phosphate transfer reactions, predominantly carried out by adenosine triphosphate (ATP). They … Read More