Tay-Sachs disease

Tay Sachs Disease is a rare genetic disease in which the absence of a key protein results in the build-up of fatty substances. These fatty substances called gangliosides will become toxic in the body ultimately resulting in death around five years of age. This disease is not curable due to it being a result ofContinue reading “Tay-Sachs disease”

Simple Explanation of DNA Replication

Introduction to DNA/RNA DNA or Deoxyribose Nucleic Acid is the motherboard of every living thing. It is a double helix structure comprised of a Phosphate and sugar (Deoxyribose) backbone that is connected by 5′-3′ phosphodiester bonds. Attached to the backbone is the main genetic material that codes for the synthesis of proteins and other structures.Continue reading “Simple Explanation of DNA Replication”