what is nucleoside triphosphate?


what is nucleoside triphosphate?

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Noruhan 9 months 2020-10-23T18:11:23+00:00 1 Answer 330 views 0

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    nucleoside triphosphate is a molecule containing a nitrogenous base bound to a 5-carbon sugar (either ribose or deoxyribose), with three phosphate groups bound to the sugar. It is an example of a nucleotide. They are the molecular precursors of both DNA and RNA, which are chains of nucleotides made through the processes of DNA replication and transcription. Nucleoside triphosphates also serve as a source of energy for cellular reactions and are involved in signalling pathways.

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