Denisse PerezYoungPeriod 3A2/1/12Electric Forces in DNA Structure and Printer TechnologyChromosomes contain the genetic information that is passed through the generations.These chromosomes are composed of genes and each gene preserves the information necessaryto produce a certain type of protein molecule. The genetic data within a gene is constructed intothe principal molecule of a chromosome, or DNA. DNA molecules are composed of nucleotidebases and the four types of nucleotide bases are Adenine (A), Cytosine (C), Guanine (G), andThymine (T). Two long DNA strands formed in a double helix shape generally makes up theDNA of a chromosome. The four bases must remain in a specific order, A, C, G, T, in order forgenetic information to be properly maintained and transferred. The two DNA strands areattracted by electrostatic forces. It is important to note that adenine will always be opposite ofthymine on either of the two strands and the same goes for cytosine and guanine because their
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