B2 - DNA

  • Chromosomes
  • Genes
  • Forensics
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What does DNA stand for?
Deoxyribonucleic acid
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Where is DNA found?
In chomosomes, in the nucleus of cells.
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How many amino acids make up DNA?
20, but there are different combinations. Each section of DNA has instructions on how to make a specific protein.
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How is DNA used in forensic science?
Blood, skin and hair is used to identify a person as all DNA is unique (except clones and identical twins).
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What is a gene?
A gene is a section of DNA that controls a particular characteristic.
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Where is DNA found?

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In chomosomes, in the nucleus of cells.

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How many amino acids make up DNA?

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How is DNA used in forensic science?

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What is a gene?

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