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crashfrog
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Message 457 of 458 (582953)
09-24-2010 1:14 AM
Reply to: Message 453 by barbara
09-23-2010 8:23 PM


Re: DNA
Is DNA more like a recipe book or an architecture blueprint that contains the instructions to make materials needed to build it?

DNA is like a ticker tape that has symbols for amino acids on it, and when a cell puts amino acids together in that order, they fold into proteins.

It looks like a bar code to me and I don't understand how scientists interpret it.

Well, with this:

DNA doesn't look like a "bar code" so I'm not sure what you're talking about. DNA looks white and stringy:


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