does dna have colour

N10 limbic_lesion at hotmail.com
Sat Feb 26 12:23:53 EST 2005

"xoolit" <REMOVECAPSalen at ikorcula.net> wrote in message 
news:cvofa4$ecv$1 at bagan.srce.hr...
> but algae has dna right - what is dna's role in algae's life... is it just 
> an enscription
> ok i am serious but sometimes i ask stupid questions...
> i still dont want to give up...
> why i see dna in colour of algae's greenbrown  i dont know i wanted to 
> connect the dna with thoughts of human beings and i know there is some 
> connection ...
> the reason for this is how people behave when you ask them "if the 
> army-military was canceled or shutdown in the political system" as a 
> reward to our futures kids - would get sick and have twisted answer like 
> they cant answer by themselves but the answer would become so general like 
> the society is answering not the individual  and thats why i connected the 
> colours of the military with algae colours and DNA is something 
> inbetween - that makes the human a marionette or...
> "Scott Coutts" <scott.coutts at med.monash.edu.au> wrote in message 
> news:uEOTd.175709$K7.66854 at news-server.bigpond.net.au...
>> xoolit wrote:
>>> and does it has to do something with green and brown like algae colour?
>> Hmm... not sure if this is a serious question or not... sounds answerable 
>> though so I'll give the benefit of the doubt (:
>> Nope, if you have a large enough amount of DNA that you can see it, the 
>> DNA is transparent! It has no colour.
>> The green and brown colour of algae is probably due mostly to 
>> chlorophyll, which is a pigment that absorbs sunlight for the conversion 
>> of sunlight to energy. They use it to 'power' their cells so the can 
>> move, reproduce etc. They're some of the original 'solar cells' (:
>> Scott.

In pure crystalline form its white  ( but only in the light lol)

Best N10

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