A Level Biology: Lesson 26

The Structure of RNA

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Task 2. Watch the Revision Notes Lesson in Full.

00:00 Intro Screen / Learning Outcomes

01:27 RNA is similar to DNA

01:56 The 3 types of RNA (mRNA, tRNA and rRNA)

02:35 RNA nucleotide

03:00 RNA Summary

03:34 Compare and Contrast DNA and RNA

04:44 - Final points you need to know...

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★ AQA Specification Reference: - 3.1.5 The Structure of RNA.

 

★ CIE Specification Reference: - 6 Nucleic acids. 6.1 Structure of RNA. Understanding the structure of nucleic acids allows an understanding of their role in the storage of genetic information.

 

★ Edexcel (Biology A – Salters-Nuffield) Specification Reference: - Topic 2: Genes and Health. 2.5 i) Know the basic structure RNA

 

★ Edexcel (Biology B) Specification Reference: - Topic 1: Biological Molecules. Know the structure of RNA.

 

★ OCR (Biology A) Specification Reference: - 2.1.3 Nucleotides and nucleic acids. (a) the structure of a nucleotide as the monomer from which nucleic acids are made (the identification of the purines and pyrimidines and the type of pentose sugar and the formation of phosphodiester bonds (the sugar phosphate backbone. Know the Structure of RNA

 

★ OCR (Biology B) Specification Reference: - 2.1.4 Nucleic acids. (a) the structure of a nucleotide as the monomer from which nucleic acids are made (the identification of the purines and pyrimidines and the type of pentose sugar and the formation of phosphodiester bonds (the sugar phosphate backbone). (c) (i) the structure of the RNA molecule.

 

★ WJEC Specification Reference: - Core Concepts 5. Nucleic acids and their functions. (a) the structure of nucleotides (pentose sugar, phosphate, organic base). (e) the structure of nucleic acids: RNA.

 

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