Double Helix

A double helix is the twisted shape DNA forms when its two strands bond together. It looks like a twisting or rotating ladder.

DNA Sequencing

DNA sequencing is the process of determining the exact order of the nucleotide bases in a segment of DNA.

DNA Segment

A DNA segment is any continuous run or length of DNA. It is described by the place where it starts and the place where it stops.

DNA Replication

DNA replication is the process by which the DNA double helix makes a copy of itself. It uses the old DNA as a template for the synthesis of new DNA strands. In humans, replication occurs [...]

DNA Amplification

DNA amplification is the production of many DNA copies from one or a few copies or fragments.


A diaspora is the permanent displacement of a population from one location to a different location or locations.