Biology Practice Problems Nucleic Acids Practice Problems Solution: A. Name the sugarB. Label each carbonC. Determine ...

Solution: A. Name the sugarB. Label each carbonC. Determine the number of -OH groups in the sugar

Problem

A. Name the sugar

B. Label each carbon

C. Determine the number of -OH groups in the sugar

Solution

A. The sugar is a 5-C monosaccharide (i.e. pentose) known as ribose. It is the sugar component of nucleotides for ribonucleic acid (RNA).

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