TITLE

DNA: CONTROLLER OF CELL ACTIVITY

PUB. DATE
September 2000
SOURCE
Saturday Evening Post;Sep/Oct2000, Vol. 272 Issue 5, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the significance of DNA as controller of cell activity. Role of genes; Information on the Human Genome Project; Four nucleotides which compose the DNA.
ACCESSION #
3421712

 

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