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Vocabulary!

DNA- deoxyribonucleic acid, a self-replicating material present in nearly all living organisms as the main constituent of chromosomes. The carrier of genetic information.

RNA

RNA- ribonucleic acid, a nucleic acid present in all living cells. Its principal role is to act as a messenger carrying instructions from DNA for controlling the synthesis of proteins, although in some viruses RNA rather than DNA carries the genetic information.

Nitrogen Base

Nitrogen Bases- A nitrogen containing molecule that has the same chemical properties as a base.

Phosphate

Phosphate- An inorganic chemical

DNA replication is the process by which DNA makes a copy of itself during cell division. The first step in DNA replication is to unzip, the double helix structure of the DNA.The two strands will act as templates for making the new strands of DNA.

DNA Spliting - The two strands of helix's separate and other splitter helixs attach to attach to each other, and the process continues.

Sources-

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=0CMIgZQakHY

Overview of Phosphate's Role in the Body. By James L. Lewis, III, MD

http://study.com/academy/lesson/nitrogenous-base-definition-pairs-quiz.html#transcriptHeader

https://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/primer/basics/dna

http://www.news-medical.net/life-sciences/What-is-RNA.aspx

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