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RNA forms a blueprint for how an animal or plant is to be constructed

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Naina B. | Naina, a versatile tutorNaina, a versatile tutor
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Hi Dallas,
 
The central dogma is DNA→RNA→Protein.
 
In fact, the blue print is hidden in DNA if the genetic material for the plant or animal is DNA (and that is the case except RNA viruses that have RNA as genetic material).
 
Sometimes DNA of a gene will make one kind of RNA in brain, but in the heart muscle or skin, the same gene would make a slightly different RNA and therefore, a different protein. Based on this fact, RNA might contribute to cellular blueprint but not organism blue print of a plant or nimal.
 
Hope this is clear, if not then please let me know.
 
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