Your DNA Molecule Might Be Taller Than You

DNA Molecule

DNA molecules present in chromosomes carry all the genetic information about a person. That is, all the characteristics a person would inherit are contained in the DNA. These molecules are twisted in tight curls, forming a "ball" of "wool" which is thin and small enough to fit inside a cell.

Although DNA is contained in tiny cells, if the DNA in one cell is stretched out, it would measure approximately two meters