DNA Was Created as a Reservoir for the Information of Life

For life to exist, an information system is needed to produce and regulate life functions. This information system must also be able to accurately copy itself for the next generation. DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) is the information system for life.

Information is a product of intelligence, indicating that DNA came from an intelligent source (the Creator).

DNA was created with the information to produce proteins for cellular reactions and the ability to copy itself for the next generation of cells (and organisms) to continue life. DNA uses an intermediate, RNA (ribonucleic acid), to transfer this information to the cell machinery to form proteins.

There are several layers of information in DNA. DNA has the genetic code, or code of life, to spell out proteins, but the code is also arranged to minimize errors in protein sequence and structure, regulate the amount of protein produced in the cell, and assist proteins in folding into the correct shape.

Changes in the information in DNA are called mutations, which adversely affect the cell and organism.