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How long can dna get? I read about 2.3 cm long!

  1. May 7, 2005 #1

    JamesU

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    how long can dna get? I read about 2.3 cm long!
     
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  3. May 8, 2005 #2
    being short like that 2.3 cm can NOT replicate, produce ofspring... don't make such a mistakes, trufull. dna in different species has diferten size. in human , around 1 meter as contour lenth.
    again, never be an necesity to consider such a length, as gene, dna will always around till humans extinct, this truthfull, it something God gives human for free :wink: :biggrin:
     
  4. May 10, 2005 #3
    There is estimated to be at least one meter of DNA in a human cell. This will vary between other organisms, however- the simpler the animal, often the shorter the DNA.
     
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