• DNA (Human DNA)
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    DNA (Human DNA)

    DNA (Human DNA) Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) was first observed by a German biochemist named Frederich Miescher in 1869. However for many years, researchers did not realize the importance of this molecule. It was not until 1953 that James Watson, Francis Crick, Maurice Wilkins and Rosalind Franklin figured out the structure of DNA a double helix which they realized could carry biological information. DNA is a molecule that contains the instructions an organism needs to develop, live, and reproduce. These instructions are found inside every cell and are passed down from parents to their children. DNA is a two-stranded molecule that appears twisted, giving it a unique shape referred to as…