does dna have colour

Bob bbx107 at excite.com
Fri Feb 25 20:44:20 EST 2005


On Sat, 26 Feb 2005 01:18:56 +0100, "xoolit"
<REMOVECAPSalen at ikorcula.net> wrote:

>but algae has dna right - 

yes, all organisms do (with a minor footnote for some viruses).

>what is dna's role in algae's life... 

Same as in yours; it is the genetic information (the blueprint).


I would modify Scott's answer slightly by saying that DNA is white, if
you actually had pure DNA (a white solid). Solutions of DNA are
transparent -- at least for visible light.


>is it just 
>an enscription
>
>ok i am serious but sometimes i ask stupid questions...
>
>i still dont want to give up...
>why i see dna in colour of algae's greenbrown  i dont know i wanted to 
>connect the dna with thoughts of human beings and i know there is some 
>connection ...


nope; only that the DNA of humans is responsible for us developing a
brain.


bob



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