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Can you describe how genetic information can be stored in a sequence of nitrogenous bases in DNA and relate it to the structure of DNA.

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The DNA molecule is a double helix therefore, either side can serve as a template to be copied by RNA. DNA stores the genetic code in the nucleus of every cell. This genetic information is stored in a sequence of nitrogenous bases that get transcribed or copied...

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