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Difference between 2-deoxyribose and deoxyribose? Watch

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    The formula sheet and the internet tell me they're the same thing so why do i need a 2?
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    (Original post by will'o'wisp2)
    The formula sheet and the internet tell me they're the same thing so why do i need a 2?
    The 2- tells you where the oxygen is removed from. When people refer to deoxyribose then they will almost always mean 2-deoxyribose. So it's just a shortened from. You should include it just to be safe
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    (Original post by langlitz)
    The 2- tells you where the oxygen is removed from. When people refer to deoxyribose then they will almost always mean 2-deoxyribose. So it's just a shortened from. You should include it just to be safe
    Thank you.
    Now i understand.
 
 
 
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