Summary:

  • DNA is also known as the hereditary material or genetic information.
  • It is found in genes, and its sequence of bases makes up a code.
  • Between "starts" and "stops," the code carries instructions for the correct sequence of amino acids in a protein.
  • DNA and RNA have different functions relating to the genetic code and proteins.
  • Like a set of blueprints, DNA contains the genetic instructions.
  • for the right amino acid sequence in proteins.
  • RNA uses the information in DNA to assemble the correct amino acids and help make the protein.
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