Genetic Disorders and Birth Defects

What is the function of DNA?

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  • AWilliam Salt, MD, Gastroenterology, answered

    DNA contains the biological and genetic instructions that control the day-to-day function of your cells. DNA is like a blueprint, containing the directions necessary to construct other components of cells, such as proteins and RNA (ribonucleic acid). The instructions are passed down to you through inheritance.

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