What are the polymers of nucleic acids?

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Sep 16, 2015

Nucleic acids are the polymers themselves, the most common of them being DNA and RNA.


"Polymer" is a concept that defines macromolecules such as proteins and nucleic acids; they are composed of smaller sequential parts, the monomers, which connect themselves structurally. The famous nucleic acids DNA and RNA are composed of the following monomers: cytosine, guanine, uracil, adenine and tyrosine.