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Explaining the DNA structure, 3D animation with basic narration

Description:
The Double Helix
Transcript:
Considering the complex functions of DNA, its structure is simple. The two DNA strands run in opposite directions and twist together to form a stable double helix. During replication or gene transcription, the 2 strands unwind and unzip. This allows one or both strands to be copied after which the strands are able to re-associate and twist back to their helical structure.
Keywords:
dna strands,double helix,dna structure,gene transcription,helical structure,base pairing,narration,replication,animation
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