Nucleoside

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Nucleobase Nucleoside Deoxynucleoside
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Adenine_chemical_structure.png
Chemical structure of adenine


Adenine
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A_chemical_structure.png
Chemical structure of adenosine


Adenosine
A
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DA_chemical_structure.png
Chemical structure of deoxyadenosine


Deoxyadenosine
dA
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Guanine_chemical_structure.png
Chemical structure of guanine


Guanine
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G_chemical_structure.png
Chemical structure of guanosine


Guanosine
G
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DG_chemical_structure.png
Chemical structure of deoxyguanosine


Deoxyguanosine
dG
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Thymine_chemical_structure.png
Chemical structure of thymine


Thymine
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T_chemical_structure.png
Chemical structure of thymidine


Thymidine
T
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DT_chemical_structure.png
Chemical structure of deoxythymidine


Deoxythymidine
dT
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Uracil_chemical_structure.png
Chemical structure of uracil


Uracil
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U_chemical_structure.png
Chemical structure of uridine


Uridine
U
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DU_chemical_structure.png
Chemical structure of deoxyuridine


Deoxyuridine
dU
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Cytosine_chemical_structure.png
Chemical structure of cytosine


Cytosine
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C_chemical_structure.png
Chemical structure of cytidine


Cytidine
C
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DC_chemical_structure.png
Chemical structure of deoxycytidine


Deoxycytidine
dC

Nucleosides are glycosylamines made by attaching a nucleobase to a ribose ring. Examples of these include cytidine, uridine, adenosine, guanosine, thymidine and inosine.

Nucleosides can be phosphorylated by specific kinases in the cell, producing nucleotides, which are the molecular building blocks of DNA and RNA.

Nucleoside triphosphates are the energy rich end products of the majority of biochemical energy releasing pathways.

See also

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