Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) contains the information required for cellular activities such as development and reproduction and can be used to identify relatives through blood testing among other uses. The instructions fo... More » Science Biology Molecular Biology & DNA

DNA, or deoxyribonucleic acid, is used in the human body in order for an organism to reproduce, develop and survive as well as in science for genetic engineering, forensics, bioinformatics, evolutionary history and infor... More »

DNA extraction is used in diagnostic processes, detecting viruses and police forensics. Being able to pull or extract the DNA from the rest of a cell or a sample gives scientist the clearest look at the samples they have... More »

The primary function of DNA is to send the instructions needed for the development, survival and reproduction of living organisms. DNA contains information required to create proteins, and proteins are used to complete s... More »

DNA and RNA are nucleic acid polymers. Nucleic acid is a macromolecule that serves as the binding for these two genetic substances. It is a staple of all organic life. More »

Transcription is the biological process where information in a strand of DNA is copied into a new molecule of messenger RNA. This transcribed DNA message or RNA transcript produces proteins. More »

RNA and DNA are both molecules containing the genetic information that is necessary for life. Both molecules are composed of nucleotides, which are chemical structures consisting of a sugar, a phosphate and a nitrogenous... More »