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48.8 x 26.2 cm ⏐ 19.2 x 10.3 in (300dpi)
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DNA molecule. Computer artwork showing a double stranded DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) molecule. DNA is composed of two strands twisted into a double helix. Each strand consists of a sugar-phosphate backbone attached to nucleotide bases (spheres). There are four bases: adenine, cytosine, guanine and thymine. The bases are joined together by hydrogen bonds (rods, between spheres). DNA contains sections called genes that encode the body's genetic information.
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