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1

Describe the structure of a DNA molecule.

Double helix

2

State the complementary base pairs found in DNA.

A-T and C-G

3

Which 3 'chemical' substances would you need if you were trying to extract DNA from Kiwi fruit?

Salt, ethanol and washing up liquid

4

What was the purpose of the Human Genome Project?

To sequence all of the base pairs in the human genome

5

State 2 potential benefits of the Human Genome Project.

•Improved genetic testing for disorders.
•New ways of finding new genes that may increase risk of certain diseases.
•New treatments and cures for diseases.
•New ways of looking at changes in the Genome over time.
•Personalised medicines that work with a particular genotype.