Chemistry is Bananas!
morpH and I would like you
Today we wil
to explore some very important matter
explore DNA.
that helps make you .... You.
What is DNA?
DNA stands for Deoxy-ribo-nucleic acid.
Sugar
phosphate
DNA is a long linear polymer found in the nucleus of a cel
backbone
and formed from nucleotides and shaped like a double helix.
Guanine
Cytosine
Thymine
It is the "King of Molecules".
Adenine
Where are DNA found? Can we see DNA with the
Nitrogenous
naked eye?
base
Base pair
DNA can be found in the nucleus of your cel s. It cannot be
seen with the naked eye unless it is extracted. You and your
family have similar DNA, however, there are slight variations.
This is what accounts for your different appearances.
DNA is a double helix formed by base pairs
attached to a sugar-phosphate backbone
Lab safety is a must! In order to safely explore Chemistry, we need to fol ow proper lab safety.
Chemists fol ow very strict procedures to protect themselves and they include: Gloves, Goggles, Lab aprons
Now, put on your gloves and goggles and let's get started!
Now, let's extract DNA
Here's the materials
from a Banana.
you'l need:
Materials
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