Trinity C.

asked • 01/23/19

Which pair of characteristics of RNA enables it to take on different shapes that allow it to bind to diverse substances in solution and to speed up chemical reactions?

Its capacity for forming hydrogen bonds and its hydrophilic nature.
Its linear structure and repeating phosphodiester bonds.
Its pentose sugars and phosphate groups.
Its hydroxyl groups bound to sugar residues and its ability to hydrolyze into nucleotide monomers.
Its single-stranded structure and complementary base pairs.

1 Expert Answer


Emily F. answered • 01/01/20

Biochemist and Graduate student at Johns Hopkins University

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