What is the function of DNA?


The function of DNA, deoxyribonucleic acid, is to specify how other proteins are made. It contains genes which specify the order and types of amino acids to be used in the making of different body proteins. DNA is functional in all living organisms apart from RNA viruses.
Q&A Related to "What is the function of DNA?"
Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) is the genetic code which ensures that daughter cells inherit the same characteristics as the parent cells DNA is the code from which all protein is synthesised
DNA is the universal code within your entire body that dictates how everything works. Its structure is a helix composed of a series of pairs of molecules. It is specific and unique
One of the facets is the antiparallel arrangement of DNA strands.
Precipitates DNA and separation is carried out.
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Dna stores an organism's genetic information and controls the production of proteins and thus it is responsible for the biochemistry of an organism.
The function of DNA is to be a keeper of the code to an living organisms characteristics and genes. DNA is considered the building block of life. Your DNA will determine whether you are right handed or left handed, blond or brown hair, and how tall you might be. You can find more information here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DNA
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