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Biology - Chapter 16

Question:

The difference between ATP and the nucleoside triphosphates used during DNA synthesis is that

A) the nucleoside triphosphates have the sugar deoxyribose; ATP has the sugar ribose.

B) the nucleoside triphosphates have two phosphate groups; ATP has three phosphate groups.

C) ATP contains three high-energy bonds; the nucleoside triphosphates have two.

D) ATP is found only in human cells; the nucleoside triphosphates are found in all animaland plant cells.

E) triphosphate monomers are active in the nucleoside triphosphates, but not in ATP.

Answer:

A) the nucleoside triphosphates have the sugar deoxyribose; ATP has the sugar ribose.

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Question: The difference between ATP and the nucleoside triphosphates used during DNA synthesis is that A) the nucleoside triphosphates have the sugar deoxyribose; ATP has the sugar ribose. B) the nucleoside triphosphates have two phosphate groups; ATP has three phosphate groups. C) ATP contains three high-energy bonds; the nucleoside triphosphates have two. D) ATP is found only in human cells; the nucleoside triphosphates are found in all animaland plant cells. E) triphosphate monomers are active in the nucleoside triphosphates, but not in ATP.
Answer: A) the nucleoside triphosphates have the sugar deoxyribose; ATP has the sugar ribose.