Problem: What is the difference between the sugar group in DNA and the sugar group in RNA?a. The sugar group in DNA is a hexose, while the sugar group in RNA is a pentose.b. The sugar group in DNA has one less hydroxyl group (–OH) than the sugar group in RNA.c. The sugar group in DNA is a purine, while the sugar group in RNA is a pyrimidine.d. The sugar group in DNA contains one less carbonyl group (double-bonded oxygen atom) than the sugar group in RNA.

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DNA: deoxyribonucleic acid

RNA: ribonucleic acid

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What is the difference between the sugar group in DNA and the sugar group in RNA?

a. The sugar group in DNA is a hexose, while the sugar group in RNA is a pentose.

b. The sugar group in DNA has one less hydroxyl group (–OH) than the sugar group in RNA.

c. The sugar group in DNA is a purine, while the sugar group in RNA is a pyrimidine.

d. The sugar group in DNA contains one less carbonyl group (double-bonded oxygen atom) than the sugar group in RNA.

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