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Phosphate of a nucleotide is attached to carbon atom of its pentose sugara. 1'b. 2'c. 3"d. 5'



  • What is a nucleotide? A: A nucleotide is the basic building block of nucleic acids, such as DNA and RNA.
  • What are the three components of a nucleotide? A: The three components of a nucleotide are a phosphate group, a pentose sugar, and a nitrogenous base.
  • Which carbon atom of the pentose sugar is the phosphate group attached to in a nucleotide? A: The phosphate group is attached to the 5' carbon atom of the pentose sugar.