Summary 14 Genetic Foundations

■ Genetic information is encoded in the linear sequence of four deoxyribonucleotides in DNA.

■ The double-helical DNA molecule contains an internal template for its own replication and repair.

■ The linear sequence of amino acids in a protein, which is encoded in the DNA of the gene for that protein, produces a protein's unique three-dimensional structure.

■ Individual macromolecules with specific affinity for other macromolecules self-assemble into supramolecular complexes.

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