Double Helix

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Last Updated: 05 May 2022

Double helix, as pertaining to genomics, is a term used to define the physical structure of DNA. A DNA particle is composed of two linked hairs that wind around each other to resemble a twisted ladder in a helix-like form. Understanding of this extremely clever framework, including 2 complementary hairs of DNA that each provide the layout for making the other strand, supplied an essential understanding about just how it was that DNA can function as the info particle of all living systems. This structural detail about DNA quickly accelerated research that disclosed important aspects about DNA function inscribes details for creating and operating living systems. National Human Genome Research Institute.

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