DNA Structure and Function


DNA Function Related to its Function:

  • DNA is double stranded so -
    • it is a stable molecule and the sequence of bases remains unchanged
    • semi-conservative replication can occur, each strand acts as a template
  • DNA is helix /  coiled so -
    • it is compact so the many long molecules can fit into the nucleus
  • DNA molecules are very long so -
    • lots…


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