NCLEX Review: What is DNA?

DNA, or deoxyribonucleic acid, contains all of the hereditary, or genetic, material in humans and most other organisms. Each cell in an organism has the same DNA. Watch this NCLEX review video as part of your NCLEX exam preparation to discover: where you can find DNA, what mtDNA is, what information is stored in DNA, the four chemical bases that make up the DNA code and how they pair together, how this sequence determines how the organism builds and maintains itself, how these base pairs attach to molecules to form a nucleotide, and how these nucleotides form into a double helix.

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by Mometrix Test Preparation | Last Updated: October 29, 2019