1 | DNA in Cells


  • All living things have genetic information stored in large molecules called DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid).
  • DNA is stored in the nuclei of cells, where it is packaged into thread-like structures called chromosomes.
  • The order of the subunits that make up DNA molecules encodes the genetic information of an organism.

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Cells contain chromosomes, which carry genetic information in the form of DNA.

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