Solution: Which of the following is a nitrogenous base known as a purine?

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Which of the following is a nitrogenous base known as a purine?

Solution

Nucleotides are the building blocks of nucleic acids. This building block is generally made up of three parts: a pentose, a nitrogenous base, and a phosphate group. 

There are two types of nitrogenous base: a purine and a pyrimidine.

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