Phosphate biochemistry/Quiz

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Phosphate biochemistry is an effort, in a lecture/article format, to describe the components of a phosphate biochemistry.

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1 Yes or No, Phosphate biochemistry is the study of phosphate chemical processes within, and relating to, living organisms.


2 True or False, The polyphosphate, sugar chains are the backbone of DNA.


3 Evidence that demonstrates that a model or idea about phosphate biochemistry is feasible is called a

4 Yes or No, Let the symbols AMP, CMP, GMP, NMP, and UMP stand for adenosine monophosphate, cytidine monophosphate, guanosine monophosphate, nucleotide monophosphate, and uridine monophosphate, respectively.


5 True or False, If there are sufficient amino acids present, there will be plenty of life.


6 Complete the text:

A short or realization of a certain or idea to its phosphate biochemical feasibility is called a proof of .

7 Yes or No, Phosphates are the naturally occurring form of the element phosphorus, found in many phosphate minerals.


8 True or False, Pure phosphate biochemistry involves no doing apart from itself.


9 Complete the text:

A proof-of-concept structure consists of , procedures, findings, and .

10 True or False, A purpose of phosphate biochemistry is to describe natural processes or phenomena for the first time.



Main source: Hypotheses
  1. Where there is little or no phosphate, there is little or no life.

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