Dideoxyribose

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Dideoxyribose is important in one of the earliest genome sequencing methods, Sanger Sequencing. It is the same as the deoxyribose used in normal DNA synthesis, however it lacks the 3' hydroxyl group aswell as the 2' hydroxyl group [1].

References

  1. Hartl, D. L., and Ruvolo, M. (2012:753). "Analysis of Genes and Genomes." 8th Edition.

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