Biochemistry : Identifying Nitrogenous Bases and Derivatives

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for Biochemistry

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Identifying Nitrogenous Bases And Derivatives

Whichof the following is formed from hypoxanthine attached to ribose?

Possible Answers:

Dihydrouridine

Pseudouridine

Inosine

Guanosine

Correct answer:

Inosine

Explanation:

The minor base (modified base) inosine is essential for translation and commonly found in tRNA wobble base pairing.

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