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DNA helix model closeup

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Image of DNA helix model (closeup).
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Image of DNA helix model (closeup). By this point, most scientists believed that DNA carried hereditary information. So having solved the structure, Watson and Crick's comment was a teaser, in reference to two fairly obvious questions. If DNA is in the shape of a twisted ladder, then:<br><br> how is the information stored in the DNA molecule passed on to the next generation?<br><br> how is the information stored in the DNA molecule used to make protein?
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