Tag: Functions of DNA

DNA and its Functions

DNA and its Functions: Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) is a helically twisted double chain mixed polymer of deoxyribonucleotides that represents the genetic material of organisms and the molecular basis of heredity. It is the most important constituent of a chromosome. In certain viruses, such as the AIDS virus and the tobacco mosaic virus, Ribonucleic acid  (RNA) is …