Many scientists argue about whether people have more than 2 or even 3 strands of DNA. Some even believe we have 12 or more threads of DNA. The name is an acronym DNA coming from the name of deoxyribonucleic acid. DNA contains the codes that give instructions to the cells and tell them how to behave. Most DNA is located in the cell nucleus, while a much smaller portion is located in the mitochondria.
In the traditional model of DNA it is intended to carry an information code, made up of four chemical bases. In a standard DNA has about 3 billion base chemical, and 99% of the DNA is the same for all people. We all know DNA model with two threads, which is formed when the nucleotides are arranged in the two long fibers, forming a double helix. The structure of the double helix looks a bit like a ladder. How it is structured DNA allows to store up to 700 terabytes of information in only one gram. It sounds amazing, right
Scientific evidence for three or four strands of DNA
A few years ago it was officially recognized as the first case of a child with three strands of DNA. Unfortunately the child is born blind and with severe disabilities. Recently, a study conducted in Cambridge examined the assumption that there may be and 4 strands of DNA (quadruple helix). Some scientists even believe that the human body has the potential to develop up to 12 strands of DNA.