All digital information of the world can be stored in only 2 grams of DNA ??

DNA is the acronym for deoxyribonucleic acid. DNA and RNA are the two types ofnucleic acids the code for genetic information. DNA is a double-helix molecule built from four nucleotides: adenine (A), thymine (T), guanine (G), and cytosine (C).Even though it codes for all the information that makes up an organism, DNA is built using only four building blocks, the nucleotides adenine, guanine, thymine, and cytosine.

8% of human DNA is now made up of ancient viruses that used to infect us and make us ill.100% similar DNA is present in some individuals: The monogenic twins originated from a splitting of a single embryo has 100% same DNA.Still, some of their characteristics and behaviours might be different.

The behaviour of an individual is originated due to genetic and environmental interaction.DNA has a half-life of 521 years.  In simple terms, this means that the oldest organism that could be cloned could not be more than 2 million years old. So we could never clone a dinosaur !

Your DNA could stretch from the earth to the sun and back ~600 times. If unwound and linked together, the strands of DNA in each of your cells would be 6 feet long.With 100 trillion cells in your body, that means if all your DNA were put end-to-end,it would stretch over 110 billion miles. That’s hundreds of round trips to the sun!

Genes make up only about 3 percent of your DNA.  The genome can be edited:Just like we edit our youtube videos, the human genome can also be edited to remove faulty genes or non-functional genes. Genome editing tools like CRISPR-CAS9, Sleeping beauty transposon system and viral vectors are used to inserting or removing DNA sequencing

The human genome is made up of approximately ~3 billion base pairs in which only 3% of DNA sequences can encode proteins. DNA can be used to store digital information: Nowadays DNA is used to store information such as text files, video and audios.

Instead of coding information in binary language, coding information into A, T, G and C nitrogenous bases of DNA can store more information than a CD, disk or drive.All digital information of the world can be stored in only 2 grams of DNA.  DNA itself is a much better storage drive than any hard-drive you’ll find at a tech store.  In 2012, Harvard researchers managed to store 700 terabytes of data on a single gram of DNA.

By way of comparison, the Panama Papers totalled just 2.6 terabytes. 97% of the human genome is similar to the chimpanzee while 50% of the human genome is similar to the

Banana. Shocking but true !!!!

All the information of life is in DNA: The DNA is a storage unit contains information for encoding proteins.  It codes for different types of proteins such as hormones, enzymes, precursors, chaperons, immunoglobulins and receptors etc Therefore how different biological reaction is catalysed is regulated by the DNA and before the birth of a person, all the information is already stored in their DNA. The centre of our milky-way galaxy contains a precursor of DNA in it.

NASA’s spritzers space telescope revealed that in the centre of the milky way a spiral DNA like structure is observed due to the high magnetic field. Furthermore, the recent studies suggest that the deoxyribose sugar can also be synthesised in the space, indicates that the DNA arrives from the space to earth. The human genome is so long, that if you typed 60 words per minute for eight hours a day it would take you about 50 years to type it out.

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