Genetic code Essay | The Sequence of Life

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The Sequence of Life

Summary: Cracking the genetic code has had a big impact on learning and treating various genetic diseases. By knowing which genes are responsible for which functions, genes can be altered or treated so that a certain genetic disorder can be cured or at least made better.
Each person is unique in looks, intelligence, personality and many more different characteristics that make him or her one of a kind. Even twins usually have a trait that helps them be distinguished from one another. For years people wondered what determines how a certain person will look like or what diseases they will have. It's hard to believe that the blueprints for each person are locked away in the microscopic nucleotide sequences that make up the Deoxyribonucleic acid, DNA, of every living organism. Cracking the genetic code has had a stupendous impact on the world. This knowledge of our genetic code has had an impact on genetic diseases, development of new medicine and prognosis of disorders.

Cracking the genetic code has had a big impact on learning and treating various genetic diseases. By knowing which genes are responsible for which functions, genes can be altered...

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