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Journey Into Human DNA

  • By Rick Groleau
  • Posted 04.17.01
  • NOVA

Chances are you've seen an illustration of DNA's double-helix structure and even pictures of the chromosomes that comprise the human genome. But where and how does the famous double helix fit into chromosomes, and how do chromosomes relate to the human body? This animated exploration allows you to travel to the miniature world of DNA, beginning with the body and ending with the atoms that make up a single DNA base.

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Take an animated journey down into the miniscule world of chromosomes, genes, and finally DNA base pairs.

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