Deoxyribonucleic Acid

What is DNA?

Deoxyribonucleic Acid

Deoxyribonucleic Acid or DNA is in short terms is the blue print for living organisms. DNA is found in eukaryotic cells. DNA tells your body how to do certain body functions. DNA is something that scientists know a lot about and yet there is still some much to learn about DNA. DNA is made of sugars, phosphates, and nucleic acids. The structure of a DNA strand is very similar to a twisted ladder.
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What does DNA do?

DNA contains the instructions for making proteins each protein in coded with a gene which determines physical characteristics of organisms. The encrypted proteins tell the cell what to do.

What is RNA

or Ribonucleic acid is a polymeric molecule. It is implicated in a varied sort of biological roles in coding, decoding, regulation, and expression of genes. RNA is a nucleic acid along with proteins and carbohydrates, and three other major molecules essential for all known forms of life.