DNA double helix

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Lead image:

View of a short piece of a DNA double helix.

Peter Artymiuk, Wellcome Images

About this resource

This resource was first published in ‘Genes, Genomes and Health’ in January 2010.

Topic:
Genetics and genomics
Issue:
Genes, Genomes and Health
Education levels:
16–19, Continuing professional development