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Welcome Today’s agenda: Take notes, Complete activity. Free powerpoints at http://www.worldofteaching.com
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Mr. Coleman Biology
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DNA DNA DNA DNA is often called the blueprint of life . . In simple terms, DNA contains the instructions for making proteins within the cell.
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Why do we study DNA DNA ? We study DNA for many reasons, e.g., its central importance to all life on Earth, medical benefits such as cures for diseases, better food crops.
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Chromosomes and DNA Chromosomes and DNA Our genes are on our chromosomes. Chromosomes are made up of a chemical called DNA.
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The Shape of the Molecule The Shape of the Molecule DNA is a very long polymer. The basic shape is like a twisted ladder or zipper. This is called a double helix.
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The Double Helix Molecule The Double Helix Molecule The DNA double helix has two strands twisted together. (In the rest of this unit we will look at the structure of one strand.)
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One Strand of DNA One Strand of DNA The backbone of
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