Space sugar discovered around sun-like star
RNA is similar to DNA, which is considered one of the primary molecules in the origin of life. Astronomers found the sugar molecules using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) radio telescope in Chile. Using ALMA, the astronomers ...
Sugar found in space around young star
This is the first time sugar been found in space around such a star ... “This molecule is one of the ingredients in the formation of RNA, which -- like DNA, to which it is related -- is one of the building blocks of life,” Jorgensen said.
XNA is synthetic DNA that's stronger than the real thing
Scientists use the xeno prefix to indicate that one of the ingredients typically found in the building ... are almost identical to those of DNA and RNA, with one exception: in XNA nucleotides, the deoxyribose and ribose sugar groups of DNA and RNA ...
Unnatural DNA bases: an interview with Professor Floyd E. Romesberg, The Scripps Research Institute
Please can you give a brief overview of the DNA bases found in nature? The natural DNA bases that form ... scientific name and all of them have in common a phosphate part, a sugar part and a nucleobase part. In all of G, C, A, and T the phosphate and ...
What are Nucleotides and What Foods Can They Be Found In?
whereas purines contain a double-ringed structure bonded to the sugar molecule. DNA contains two purines, called adenine and guanine, as well as two pyrimidines, thymine and cytosine. RNA contains similar nucleotides, with the purine uracil found in place ...