What is the function of DNA?

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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.
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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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