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DNA is made up of two chain of what?
DNA is made up of two alternating chain of sugar and phosphate
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What are these two chains twisted into?
these 2 chains are twisted into a double helix
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what are the chains joined together by?
Bases
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what are the names of the 4 bases? (higher only)
adenine, thymine, cytosine, guanine
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Which bases always go together?
A and T, C and G
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What do the bases form?
the bases form a code which determines the order amino acids are linked together to form different proteins
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What does DNA stand for?
deoxyribose nucleic acid
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who discovered the structue of DNA?
Watson and Crick
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When was the structure of DNA discovered?
1953
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How did Watson and Crick discover the structure of DNA?
chemical theory and ball-and-stick atomic models
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