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At which carbon atom in ribose or deoxyribose is the glycosidic bond formed?

1’

3’

4’

5’

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A covalent bond which joins a carbohydrate or sugar with another functional group or molecule is known as glycosidic bond. It is formed by the condensatation reaction. It may be N-linked or O-liked.

Step 2

Ribose is a normal sugar found in RNA whereas deoxyribose is a modified sugar found in DNA. The structure of ribose and deoxyribose is shown as follows:

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In ribose or deoxyribose, the glycosidic bond is formed at 1’ through condensatation reaction that is removal of w...

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