What is the difference between a nucleotide and nucleic acids?

1 Answer
Oct 27, 2015

Nucleic acids are made of nucleotides.


Nucleotides are the monomers that make up a nucleic acid, such as DNA or RNA. Nucleic acids are made of long strands of nucleotides and are an essential part of every living thing.

Nucleotide: http://knowgenetics.org/nucleotides-and-bases/

Nucleic Acid(DNA)