deoxyribonucleic

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  • (adjective): Of or pertaining to deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) or its derivatives

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  • Genetic information is programmed like a chemical code in deoxyribonucleic acid, better known by its abbreviated name of DNA.

  • These genes are now known to be molecules of a substance called deoxyribonucleic acid and each of these molecules has a little code of information on it that permits it to manufacture duplicates of itself to be handed on for example, to one's children, and also to manufacture special molecules such as the molecules of proteins, in which each atom is put in its right place in this product molecule.

  • In other words, DNA is a molecule called deoxyribonucleic acid that gives life its biological instructions.

  • Most people know that the instructions for producing a living organism are encoded in the sequence of four bases (A, T, G and C) in a long molecule called deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA).

  • This genetic material, also known as DNA deoxyribonucleic acid, is found in the genes, which together form the chromosomes—small threads in the nucleus of the cell.

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