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Oct 11, 2015

Ribose-RNA c5 o5 h8
Deoxyribose-DNA c5 o4 h8


These are the sugars found in RNA and DNA. They both are pentose sugars with five carbon atoms. In deoxyribose as the name suggests it lacks an oxygen atom, most commonly on the 2nd carbon, where it link to the OH group, where there is no O anymore.

Nov 29, 2015

Both Ribose and Deoxyribose are pentose sugar containing 5 carbon atoms.
Ribose sugar is present in RNA while Deoxyribose sugar is present in DNA
Deoyribose sugar differs from Ribose sugar in Lacking an Oxygen atom at the 2nd carbon positionenter image source here