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Jennifer. J. Farr
It is the genetic material that makes up all cellular organisms and most viruses.
In the nucleus of every cell in a living organism.
It is a molecule that provides instructions (blueprints) for building different pieces of a cell.
It takes on the form of a twisted ladder shape that scientists call a “double-helix”
Each color represents a letter of the DNA alphabet:
A, C, T, andG
The DNA alphabet letters bond together:
Aalways bonds withT
Calways bonds withG
A = adenine
T = thymine
C = cytosine
G = guanine
These are all called BASES
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