About how much DNA is in the human body?
If unraveled and lined up end to end they would be 13020 million miles long
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Blood makes up about 7% of your body's weight. The average adult has 10 pints of blood in his or her body. Oneunit of blood is roughly the equivalent of one pint. This proportion is much greater in children, and slightly differentin men and women. Men, on average, have 8 to 10 pints, while women …have 5 to 8 pints.That is just over a gallon or 4 - 5 liters for men and slightlyless for women. Larger people and populations can go much higher, up to 8-12 pintsdepending on the size of the person. (MORE)
"The human body contains many salts, of which sodium chloride (AKA common table salt) is the major one, making up around 0.4 per cent of the body's weight at a concentration pretty well equivalent to that in seawater. So a 50kg person would contain around 200g of sodium chloride - around 40 teaspoon…s. Since we lose salt whenever we sweat, it has to be continually replaced." Answer 2 All salts present in human or any other animal are in ionic form as salts dissociate in water . Our body contain 1% salts in ionic form . This includes only inorganic salts . (MORE)
These are averages of. Babies - 75%. One year of age - drops to 65%. Adult Men - 60%. Adult Women - 55% (because they typically have more fat than men)
It's probably a fairly small proportion. According to evolutionarybiologist Robert May, President of Britain's Royal Society, "Weshare half our genes with the banana" (2001), but genes only makeup 2% of human DNA - the answer depends on what proportion of theremaining 98% is the same. Humans have 23… pairs of chromosomes andbananas 11 pairs - even if the 11 banana chromosomes were identicalto human ones (they're not) it would still mean that less than halfof human DNA would be found in a banana. (MORE)
8-12 pints depending on the size of the person. Actually about 5 litre of blood is present in a normal human body It varies by age and weight, but the "standard" answer is 6 liters, or about a gallon and a half.
We will not know the answer to this until the genomes of whale species are sequenced. However, given that whales and humans are mammals, they would be expected to share many similarities.
if you mean length its roughly 2 meters if you want the chromosomes there are 24 pairs
The only cells which lack DNA are the mature red bloodcells (erythrocytes). This is because they lack anucleus, which is where the DNA is found in other cells. Red bloodcells also lack mitochondria which themselves have DNA. Thereforethey not only lack nuclei DNA, but mitochondrial DNA as well. Red… blood cells develop in your bonemarrow from special cells called stem cells. These do have anucleus, but as the red blood cell develops the nucleus issqueezed/taken out. This makes more room for the red pigmenthaemoglobin, which is needed to carry the Oxygen in the red cells.Haemoglobin also carry's Glucose needed for energy and also theytake Carbon Dioxide away from the cells to be breathed out throughthe lungs (MORE)
There are about 50 million or 50 trillion in the adult body. But that isn't always true. It may not be true because cells die and form again. And it will be hard to count all the cells. Adult and child cells don't add up because and adult is big but a child is small so the child will have less sells…. So 50 million or 50 trillion is the correct estamate in the human body.. P.S. NERD SQUAD IS THE BEST! (MORE)
Humans do not share much DNA with an apple. They share only about40% of the same DNA.
well 70% of the body is made of water so an adult will have more water than a child, it depends how much you weigh i suppose. When they are born about 78% is water as they age it goes to 55 to 60%
well on a baby it is a 58'/. of skin at least and on a kid it is 89'/. and on a adult that is fully grown is 100'/.
DNA in the human body is located in the nucleus of each and every cell in the human body.
Well, E=mc 2 , so you could get a whole lot of energy if you could somehow make the elements of your body turn into energy. Considering the human body that would mean a lot of energy(in terms of heat & light) so depending upon your mass(not weight) we can find out the energy. . E / m = c 2… = (299,792,458 m/s) 2 = 89,875,517,873,681,764 J/kg (â9.0 Ã 10 16 joules per kilogram) . So one gram of mass is equivalent to the following amounts of energy:. 89.9 terajoules 25.0 million kilowatt-hours (â25 GWÂ·h) 21.5 billion kilo-calories (â21 Tcal)  21.5 kilotons of TNT-equivalent energy (â21 kt)  85.2 billion BTUs . e.g:suppose your mass is 100 Kg = 100,000 g E=100,000*(299,792,458 m/s) 2 E= 25.0 x 10 5 million kilowatt-hours which is a lot of energy (maybe enough to annihilate us) (MORE)
The amount of oxygen in a human body depends on the size of theparticular body.
Most of the hydrogen in our body floats around in the form of water. The human body is about 60% water and hydrogen only accounts for 11% of that water mass. Thus, roughly 6.6% of a typical human's body mass is hydrogen.
Muscles make up around 40 percent of a personÃ¢??s body weight. Forinstance, there are over 600 muscles found in the human body.
the daily recommended dose is 200mcg, but most Americans consume 5 times that amount, so that would make it 1000mcg per day amount of Selenium in the human body = 1000 mcg per day amount of Selenium in the human body = 200 mcg per day
Humans and cats have similar x and y chromosomes and have the sameancestor from the past. Cats and humans share 90 percent ofhomologous genes.
It contains the information necesary for your bodies uniqueness. Like the blueprints of a building.
Surprisingly, according to the related link below, domestic bovines (or the colloquial "cow") actually share 80% of genes with humans.
There is no lithium in the human body naturally. There are minute traces in bodily fluids such as plasma, sliva and urine, but it has no known function. Lithium isonly evident if it has been administered for medical reasons such as the treatment of Bipolar mood disorder.
DNA is found in every cell througout the body, with the cells, the genetic information is contained within the nucleus of each cell
Usually just the one. The skeleton refers to the entire bone structure, made up of 206 bones.
The human genome contains 3,079,860,316 base pairs of DNA, arranged in 23 pairs of chromosomes plus mitochondrial DNA. These form 32,185 distinct genes.
DNA will survive in the environment for less than one million years and slowly degrades into short fragments in solution. Claims for older DNA have been made, most notably a report of the isolation of a viable bacterium from a salt crystal 250-million years old, but these claims are controversial.
Humans have 23 pairs of chromosomes, and just over 3 billion base pairs. Each cell in the human body has about 2m of DNA (if it were stretched out). This means that an average human's DNA would be 2 * 10 11 km long! This length is 500,000 times the distance to the moon (4 * 10 5 km).
There is no single percent number. At any given moment, depending upon your diet (meats, legumes) and pathogenic interaction (viruses), you may have as little as 0.00003% or as much as 0.02%. That sounds like almost nothing, but is really alot if you consider DNA recombination.
The human body has a variable water content that changes daily and with age and gender and body type. On average, adult humans have 57 to 63 % water by mass. At birth, a baby can have up to 75% water weight and this decreases with age. Obese individuals can have as little as 45% water weight…. Women tend to have a few percent less water weight than men, but this is largely a difference in muscle and body fat between individuals. (MORE)
There is between 100-160 ml of cerebral spinal fluid in the body at one time, and about 500 ml is produced per day.
All cells have DNA strands in the nucleus, except mature red blood cells which don't have nuclei.
It is commonly though to be 98%. However, recent studies have differing views. The BBC has published 95%, and Riken (a Japanese Lab) has published 85%. Please see the related links for the articles.
Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) is two strands of Ribonucleic acid (RNA) that have been put together. See http://nobelprize.org/educational_games/medicine/dna/index.html for a more detailed answer.
Well most of the body contains DNA but nobody knows really how but DNA you have in your body.
DNA is packed into chromosomes in the nucleus and humans have 23 pairs of chromosomes in every cell
we are all bannas and slugs and apes so they had a three way atsome point
About 3 fiddy. This is not a good question because everybody is of different height and and bodyfat% as well as muscularity.
I'm sure it differs with each species but I know human DNA and chimpanzee DNA only differ by 2% if not less
The answer is NO. You can modify a particular part of the DNA by mutation but an entirely different DNA cannot be incorporated into another DNA simply because DNA is present in each nucleated cell of the body and as there are millions and millions of such cells, its not possible to do it. :)
The human body is 0.15% Chlorine by weight. an average 160lb. man would have about 4 ounces of chlorine.
the human genome contains about 3 billion base pairs, they are curled up in a double helix, each turn takes 10 base pairs and is 3,4 nanometers in height that means: (3*10 9 /10)*3,4=1,02*10 9 nanometers = 1,02 m. This may seem unreal but keep in mind that our DNA is very compact because it is …wrapped around a proteÃ¯n skeleton (MORE)
I've just come back from Borneo. The rangers at the Sepilock sanctuary have said the DNA is 96.4% the same.
DNA is the genetic code for your body. DNA tells what color your hair is going to be or what skin pigment you will have-- how much melanin your skin will produce. It even tells what kind of nose you will have and what your lips will be like. It makes you who you are. Chromosomes, strands of DNA pack…ed together, also tell if you will be Autistic or have some genetic disease. Some diseases are caused by the mutation of DNA, but not all, such as AIDs. (MORE)
You have 60 % water in your body. You have 20 % water in extracellular compartment. You have 40 % water in intracellular compartment.
Interesting question I do say so myself. Everyone is different and loves more than the next guy. It as different and unique as a fingerprint.
Depends on how big a person it is, a 2 meter overweight guy of a skinny midget makes a difference. But about 6 liter is average I believe
All living creatures on earth share some amount of DNA, including mammals, reptiles, fish, plants, sea sponges, bacteria, and viruses. Humans share much more DNA with mammals than any other creature. And we share more DNA with lizards than we do fish. This is because mammals split off from the mamma…l-lizard common ancestor long after the fish-amphibian common ancestor. Humans share as much as 50% of genes with plants, so our relatedness to nuts is around this figure. It is interesting to note that researchers have found various genes associated with human ailments in different creatures. For instance, the gene connected to deafness has been found in some plants. (MORE)
To my knowledge, the crow genome has not been sufficiently analyzed for a definite answer. The process of complete genome analysis is time consuming and expensive, so scientists have been selecting organisms that are highly used in research for genome analysis. That said, the genome of the chicke…n has been mostly completed. Given that chickens aren't that much closer to or further from humans than crows, the DNA similarity between humans and chickens is at least in the same ballpark as humans and crows. The chicken genome is about 1/3 the size of the human genome (1.2Gb instead of 3.4 Gb) but this is not due to much to birds having fewer genes as having mostly the same genes more compactly arranged in chromosomes. My own experience (I have a little experience with chicken genetics) has been that chicken genes tend to be about 75-85% identical with human genes. (MORE)
Humans share very little with a potato. Chromosomes are acollection of DNA woven around protein. A chromosome may contain asmany as 100,000 to billions of nucleotides in one chain. Chimpanzeeand humans share a very SIMILAR DNA pattern, where as a potato anda human being don't. So although they both …have 48 chromosomes,their DNA STUCTURE is vastly different. (MORE)
I am not certain what it is that you are asking. The two strands of DNA that are a part of the double helix are notthe same; they are complementary. Each purine is matched with apyrimidine (A to T, G to C). Each cell of one individual (with few exceptions) contains the sameDNA, all 46 chromosomes …worth, but different genes are activedepending on what type of cell it is. Your skin does not use thegene that codes for amylase, an enzyme found in saliva, even thoughsomewhere in the nucleus of a skin cell that same gene can befound. Some 90+% or so of human DNA is the same between members of thesame species, but in a single human body--We have two copies ofeach chromosome, two copies of every gene, and it is possible tohave two copies of the same allele. The likelihood of this is notsomething I am prepared to preach about; however, I am certain thatit varies depending on what gene you're looking at (and even whatyou define as a gene...). For instance, to have type A blood, you would have either twocopies of the "A" gene, or "A" and "O." "O" is recessive and is notexpressed in the presence of a different allele. The former is acase in which some of the DNA may be the same, as the cistronproduces the same type of protein. But this is only a possibility.Because there are often several different combinations that codefor a single amino acid, there is more than one way to produce thesame protein. So, even in this instance the DNA may not be "thesame." All this is dependent, of course, on what was intended by thequestion. (MORE)