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According to an online course, ribose and adenine can bond to make ATP. Is this true?

The structure shown is indeed of guanine, not adenine. A nucleotide is defined as being composed of a nitrogenous base, a pentose sugar and phosphate (see, e.g. the Wikipedia entry). So the simplest ...
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Do right-handed helices bind to right-handed helices, and vice versa?

My understanding is that protein and DNA helices show the handedness that they do due largely to the intrinsic chirality of their components. Note that in natural biomolecules L-amino acids and D-...
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