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DNA and inheritance

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Discuss how the structure of DNA allows it to serve as the basis for inheritance.I read several topics but i'm not understanding clearly.

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This solution is comprised of a paragraph regarding how the structure of DNA makes it a basis for inheritance. Web references provided.

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DNA exists as a double helix structure. Basically two phosphate backbone strands wrapped around each other with the nucleotide base pairs on the inside. The two strands are complimentary with matching base pairs. Because of this structure the strands can be unwound and a copy of each strand ...

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