The human genome is made up of about 3 billion base pairs — the tiny little characters which make up the sentences in the instruction manual that is our genetic code. The mechanism which converts these instructions from an “idea” to an “action” is governed by the backbone of high school genetics units: the Central Dogma of Molecular Biology.

This basically states that DNA (the raw genetic material) encodes RNA which encodes proteins (the things which actually carry out different bodily functions). More specifically, DNA is transcribed to a strand of RNA comprised of four analagous ribonucleotides — adenine, guanine…

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