Difference between phosphoester bond and phosphodiester bond

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The bond formed between the sugar and the phosphate group is a phosphoester bond but when this phosphate group forms a bond with another hydroxyl group of a sugar molecule it is called as phosphodiester bond because two ester bonds are involved.

The phosphate group here forms a diester bond.

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