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Does a phosphodiester linkage form from a condensation reaction?

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    phos·pho·di·es·ter bond (fsf-d-str) n. The covalent chemical bond that holds together the polynucleotide chains of RNA and DNA by joining a specific carbon in the phosphate group in a sugar having five carbons, such as ribose, to a specific carbon in the hydroxyl group of the five-carbon sugar in the adjacent nucleotide. The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. bond the linkage between atoms or radicals of a chemical compound, or the symbol representing this linkage and indicating the number and attachment of the valencies of an atom in constitutional formulas, e.g. H−O−H, H−C= C−H and can be represented by a pair of dots between atoms, e.g. H:O:H, H:C:::C:H.

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    I figured out it is a condensation reaction after all: http://www.bio.miami.edu/dana/pix/phosphodiester.jpg I appreciate your help though.

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