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deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA)

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Definition cell structures that transmit genetic information which determines inherited traits such as hair color or height
  • DNA evidence led to her arrest and conviction
DNA = cell structures that contain genetic information
  • They altered the DNA so the corn can better tolerate drought.
  • DNA = cell structures that transmit genetic information
  • The court required that he provide a DNA sample to see if it was his baby.
  • DNA = genetic information
  • her cancer—it came from a DNA mistake.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • DNA = the molecule that contains the genetic code
  • Or where they got our DNA?
    James Patterson  --  The Angel Experiment
  • DNA = cell structures that transmit genetic information which determines inherited traits such as hair color or height
  • With each passing year, the manipulation of DNA had grown easier.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • DNA = deoxyribonucleic acid (the molecule that contains the genetic code)
  • I reminded him about DNA.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Crank
  • But they're doing DNA tests to make sure.
    Sara Shepard  --  Pretty Little Liars
  • Instead he took a DNA test.
    Michael Lewis  --  The Blind Side
  • DNA evidence is used routinely now to overturn capital punishment verdicts.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
  • Stupid laws about what DNA can be mixed with what.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Lost Souls
  • This process is governed by a substance we call DNA.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie's World
  • The DNA match on the hair made it all academic, anyway.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  • Maybe we all have the same story hiding inside, like a shared constant in our DNA.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • They managed to scrape off enough to get type, DNA.
    J.D. Robb  --  Glory in Death
  • Yeah, I thought I'd gotten away, but they found my DNA or something.
    Scott Westerfeld  --  Uglies
  • My father always says that heroism is in the Pashtun DNA.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • The answer turned out to be DNA, the genetic-coding substance, which acted like a switching manager in a freightyard.
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • Retroviruses actually referred to a particular class of virus, the HIV virus being the most well known, that were simple chunks of DNA or RNA.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • At the time Colorado was one of only six states with the capability to perform DNA tests on samples of E. coli 0157:H7.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation

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