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Descriptions of Dna

Dna: Deoxyribonucleic acid. The molecules inside cells that carry genetic information and pass it from one generation to the next.
Source: National Institute of Health

Dna : deoxyribonucleotide polymer that is the primary genetic material of all cells; eukaryotic and prokaryotic organisms normally contain DNA in a double-stranded state, yet several important biological processes transiently involve single-stranded regions; DNA, which consists of a polysugar-phosphate backbone possessing projections of purines (adenine and guanine) and pyrimidines (thymine and cytosine), forms a double helix that is held together by hydrogen bonds between these purines and pyrimidines (adenine to thymine and guanine to cytosine).
Source: CRISP

Dna : deoxyribonucleic acid

Article Excerpts about Dna

DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) a complex molecule found in the cell nucleus which contains an organism's genetic information. (Source: excerpt from Microbes in Sickness and in Health -- Publications, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases: NIAID)

Summary Information: Dna

Dna: The molecular basis of genes and chromosomes.

Condition count: 23 ; see list below.

Related organs: genes (17), chromosomes (17)

Organs: list of all organs

Diseases List for Dna:

The following list of medical conditions have 'Dna' or similar listed as an affected body part in our database:













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