Biochemistry - Nucleic Acids - Discussion

Discussion :: Nucleic Acids - Section 1 (Q.No.14)


A purine with an amine (NH2) group on the 6th carbon is

[A]. adenine
[B]. cytosine
[C]. thymine
[D]. guanine

Answer: Option A


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Samuel said: (Apr 30, 2015)  
Why not guanine?

Khitab Gul said: (Jun 30, 2015)  
Because in guanine an amine group is present on second carbon.

Amos said: (Nov 26, 2017)  
A chemical name for adenine is 6- amino purine so just the name suggests the amino group is on 6 carbon atom.

Faiza Salim said: (Nov 27, 2020)  
What is thymine, where is the amine group attached? Please explain.

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