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(English) Deoxyribonucleic acid; long chain molecules found in the nucleus of individual cells which form the genetic coding responsible for species and individuals' characteristics. (See also: chromosome, gene, allele)
(French) L'acide désoxyribonucléique; les longues molécules de la chaîne qui se trouvent dans le noyau de cellules individuelles qui forment le codage génétique responsable pour les caractéristiques des espèces et des individus. (See also: chromosome, gene, allele)
(Portuguese) Ácido desoxirribonucleico; longa cadeia de moléculas que se encontram no núcleo das células e que formam o código genético responsável pelas características genotípicas e fenotípicas de qualquer ser vivo. (See also: chromosome, gene, allele)

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