Interesting Fact- Coils of Coils

I read an interesting article on DNA.

The DNA molecule is twisted round itself to form a coil, like a piece of string wrapped around a pencil. That coil is then twisted around itself to make a coiled coil.                                                                                                                                                       

If the coiled coil of DNA in just one human cell was unwound and stretched out in a straight line it would be over ten feet long.   If all the DNA in your body was unravelled, it could go to the sun and back  600 times!!!

Suggested and written by Tomi

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April 24, 2013. Science.

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