About the DNA Basics category


An introduction to DNA that covers topics like:

  • What DNA is
  • The role of DNA in the human body and in other living beings
  • How DNA was discovered
  • How DNA is analyzed now and how genetic tests use DNA
  • Why DNA is so important to your health, fitness, nutrition, sleep cycles, learning preferences, or other lifestyle factors
  • Why DNA holds information about your family history and overall ancestry

Use this category if you have general information about DNA or genes that are not related to a specific DNA test or type of analysis. If you have questions about DNA sequencing, your test results, or your lifestyle, we have dedicated categories covering each of these topics.